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Effectively defending against drug charges

When facing criminal charges, it is important to act quickly to protect your rights and seek the counsel of an experienced defense attorney. Drug charges differ in severity, and the type of penalties that they can bring differ as well. Your defense should be tailored according to your needs and the details of the case against you. Effectively defending against drug charges in West Virginia requires experience and a knowledge of the criminal justice system.

If you have been charged with marijuana possession, you are still facing serious criminal charges. There has been a shift in culture’s perception of marijuana, but that does not mean that West Virginia’s drug crime laws have also changed. What you may view as a minor offense could still bring serious repercussions that may include jail time, fines and more. It is important to maintain a serious attitude about the effect this may have on your future.

Drug charges, even seemingly minor charges, can impact one’s career opportunities and other future endeavors. We have experience with a range of misdemeanor and felony drug charges, and we know how to build an effective and aggressive defense strategy that is right for you. We believe that every person has the right to pursue the best possible outcome to their case. 

We take drug charges seriously, and we will fight to protect your rights and reduce the negative impact that they may have on your life. Be proactive by contacting a member of our experienced team as soon as possible after an arrest. We can help you devise an effective defense strategy.


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