The State of Arizona takes drug crimes very seriously. Penalties for violating the state’s drug laws are some of the most severe in the nation, including terms of incarceration for 15 years or longer in some cases. The state prosecutes drug crime cases heavily, with the full force of the law behind it. If you have been arrested for a drug crime, you must lodge a strong defense against these charges. AZ Defenders can help you build a strong defense that prioritizes your interests.
AZ Defenders has a long history of helping defendants who are facing serious Arizona drug crimes. You can trust our Scottsdale drug crimes lawyer with your future because we have the skill, knowledge, and experience to skillfully resolve these charges. We will pursue every possible avenue to eliminate or mitigate the consequences of a conviction against you. If you are facing drug crime charges in Scottsdale, contact us right away for a confidential case consultation by calling us at (480) 456-6400.
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Defenses to a Drug Crimes Charge
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At AZ Defenders, we fervently believe that every citizen of the United States has a legal right to a defense to criminal charges against them. When you are facing tough and unyielding drug laws, you need a legal team in your corner who understands the nature of the charges against you and the high stakes involved.
Our team is prepared to mount a vigorous defense in your case against charges such as:
Controlled substances are those chemicals, substances, and combinations that the government enforces laws for. Controlled substances are classified into different schedules, based on the potential danger of the drug, as follows:
Drug crimes are heavily punished in Arizona. The potential penalty depends on the drug involved, the quantity, and the charge. Some drug crimes are classified as felonies while others are considered misdemeanors.
Possible levels of charges and consequences involving Arizona drug charges include:
These sentences are for first-time offenders. Repeat offenders face harsher penalties.
An experienced Scottsdale criminal defense lawyer can help with your case by:
There are various defenses you may be able to raise if you are facing drug charges, depending on the circumstances. Some defenses we may raise might include:
Our experienced Scottsdale drug crimes lawyer is well-versed in all possible defenses to these charges.
If you are facing drug charges in Arizona, AZ Defenders is here to help. Call or email our Scottsdale drug crimes lawyer to request a confidential consultation.