Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance
Call a Proven Buffalo Drug Crimes Attorney
NY Penal Law § 220.03 - 220.21 describe and define New York's
drug possession laws. Like in other states, these statutes are complex
and provide for many different factors that can be present for this type
of offense. One thing that all these charges have in common, however,
is the need for effective and proven defense counsel to effectively counter
them both in and outside the courtroom.
If you have been charged with drug possession, then the time to speak with
legal counsel is now.
The Rossi Law Firm knows how unfairly individuals accused of these crimes can be processed
under our overburdened criminal justice system. Their dedicated and experienced Buffalo
drug crime lawyers know how to slow this process down and ensure that their clients
get every consideration they deserve under the law.
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What Matters in a Drug Possession Charge
Many accused of criminal possession of a controlled substance want to know
how serious their crime is and what penalties they could be facing. The
truth is that these answers are dependent on factors specific to their
case, making these drug possession charges vary widely case-to-case.
Important factors in a drug possession charge include:
- The type of substance found
- The amount of the substance found
- Where the substance was found
- The criminal history of the accused
Seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance is considered
a class A misdemeanor, but all other variations on this charge are considered
a felony. To learn more about your specific charge, what penalties you
could be facing, and how the advocates at The Rossi Law Firm can help
secure a favorable outcome to your case, reach out the firm today.
716.951.5040 now. The Rossi Law Firm is available 24/7.