Brooklyn Drug Possession Lawyer
Facing charges? Call a Brooklyn drug crimes lawyer!
If you've been recently charged with the crime of drug possession, you will soon discover that New York's laws can be difficult to understand. Because they classify the substances used to manufacture controlled dangerous substances (CDS) as drugs, as well as the drugs themselves, the charges you may be facing can be very serious. That means you could be charged with possession for simply having certain substances that are considered ingredients on you.
Attorney Sidney, a Brooklyn drug crimes lawyer, is passionate about fighting for you to reduce or dismiss your charges. With over ten years of proven legal experience, he can work with your unique circumstances and provide the assistance you need.
Possession Laws in New York
New York bases their possession laws on a variety of aspects. Drugs are categorized into five different "Schedules." Schedule I includes the most dangerous and easily abused drugs and Schedules II, III, IV, and V lessen in dangerousness and likelihood for abuse.
Penalties also differ according to the type and amount of drugs involved in the possession.
New York laws include the following felonies and charges for possession crimes:
- Class A-I Felony: Includes fines up to $100,000 and at least 15 years in prison
- Class A-II Felony: Includes fines up to $50,000 and at least 3 years in prison
- Class B Felony: Includes fines up to $30,000 and up to 25 years in prison
- Class C Felony: Includes fines up to $15,000 and up to 15 years in prison
- Class D Felony: Includes fines up to $5,000 and up to 7 years in prison
- Class A Misdemeanor: Includes fines up to $1,000 and up to 1 year in jail
Each charge includes specified amounts and types of different controlled substances.
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It is important to understand what you are being charged with before beginning to fight your charges. A Brooklyn drug crimes lawyer can assist you from the beginning of your case to the very end. You will need a tough defense to withstand drug possession accusations, but with Law Offices of Lowell J. Sidney on your side, you can be prepared for any charges that may come against you.
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