Minneapolis Drug Crime Attorney
Charged with a drug crime?
Criminal drug charges in Minnesota can be confusing. A lot of rumors, myths, and false information can be found on the internet and from friends. Don’t give up your rights or your future based on bad information, frustration, confusion, and or fear. Law enforcement officers in the state of Minnesota are committed to identifying, arrested and convicting those who are engaged in the illegal drug trade. As a result, criminal drug cases in Minnesota can become complicated very early on in the proceedings. Once criminal charges are filed in your case, demand an experienced Minneapolis criminal defense lawyer that can represent you aggressively. Martin Law Offices will fight for you.
Drug Crime Defense Lawyer in Minneapolis
The severity of the punishment for a drug crime depends on the type of substance, the quantity, the intent of possession, and local, state and federal laws. The U.S. Controlled Substances Act sets the criteria for what constitutes criminal offenses in the manufacture, possession, sale and abuse of drugs. According to state and federal laws, a controlled substance considered to be a drug can be:
- Illegally prescribed or abuse of prescription drugs
- Altered over-the-counter drugs
- Other illegal substances
If you have been charged with a drug crime or suspect that you’re under investigation in Minneapolis, you should immediately get an attorney involved to prevent the charges from escalating. Minneapolis drug offense lawyer Matthew T. Martin is available to discuss your case and to aggressively seek out every advantage possible to defend you, both inside and outside the courtroom.