Drug Crime Lawyer Decatur, IL
Defense for Drug Offenses in Central Illinois
Illinois has very strict laws against the use of controlled substances of any kind. Whether you are facing charges of the manufacture, possession, trafficking, or distribution of drugs, it is important to contact a Decatur criminal defense lawyer from our firm to obtain aggressive legal representation.
Even legal prescription drugs, when used in illegal manners, can result in a drug crime charge. Drug crimes are defined and explained in the Illinois Controlled Substances Act (720 ILCS 570). At Johnson Law Group, we are prepared to help you protect your rights and build a strong defense against any of these charges.
Penalties for a Drug Crime Conviction
Although drug crimes are common in Illinois, they are still treated as very serious charges. Penalties range from moderate to severe depending on whether you have been charged with the possession, cultivation, or trafficking of a controlled substance, as well as the type of drug and the amount in question.
The most common types of drugs that lead to criminal charges are:
- Prescription drugs
It is important to retain a strong Decatur criminal defense attorney to assist you through your case. We know your rights and the penalties you are likely facing and can prepare an aggressive defense to combat the charges against you.
When we take on a case, we take the necessary time to gather all of the facts and evidence of the case. We are extremely thorough so that we can determine whether the police acted in the proper manner. Our firm can discuss defense options with you as well as available alternatives to help you avoid the penalties you may be facing. If you have been arrested for any drug crime, it is important to speak with our firm as soon as possible.
Contact us today to find out more and obtain a free case evaluation.
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