San Diego Drug Crime Attorney
If you are arrested and charged with a drug crime, it is important that you contact a drug crime attorney as soon as possible. Law enforcement in California does not take drug crimes lightly. They work hard to convict abusers of drug laws. This is why it is important to contact our San Diego criminal defense attorney, Marc S. Kohnen. Our law firm has a large history of successful drug crime cases of all types. For an accomplished, skilled and experienced drug crime lawyer in San Diego, contact the law firm of Marc S. Kohnen today.
Sentencing for California Drug Offenses
Your charge will be determined based on several factors including the type of drug, the amount found and whether you were manufacturing, using or distributing. Any large quantities of drugs are assumed by law as intended to traffic. As a result, the penalties are more severe. In addition, hard drugs bring larger penalties.
San Diego Drug Crime Penalties
These drugs are considered to have no valid medical use and a high abuse potential. Some substances include:
These include an elevated risk of addiction and/or abuse. These are considered highly dangerous. Some substances include:
These have a moderate to low potential for abuse and dependence:
- Anabolic Steroids
These have a slight risk for abuse and low dependency rate, while most carry medical uses. Some include the following:
- Prescription Drugs
These are substances, drugs or chemicals with a low potential for abuse. Examples:
- Tylenol with Codeine
Contact Our San Diego Drug Crime Lawyer
If you or a loved one have been arrested for drugs, our law firm is here to help you through this tough time. With the help of Marc S. Kohnen’s experienced and successful team of lawyers, we can use our best efforts to ensure your defense strategy is effective. Drug crimes can lead to harsh penalties, as a result, our law firm works hard to help our client’s case as much as possible. This includes analyzing procedural errors and how evidence was gathered. It is common for there to be small errors that can get your case dismissed. We can be reached by calling 619-398-2500 or by filling out our online contact form on our Contact Us page.