Edmonds Drug Crime Lawyer

Arrested for drug possession or sales in Edmonds?

If you have been arrested for a drug related offense, it is in your best interests to hire an experienced Edmonds criminal lawyer as early as possible, to learn about your rights and begin working on a strategy for your defense. Come to Johanson Law Group, Inc., where I have a quarter century of experience and a background that includes working as a prosecutor. I will work diligently do investigate the evidence and will stand by you as the case progresses, advising you of your options and fighting to clear your name.

Fighting Drug Crime Charges in Edmonds, WA

The penalty you could receive if convicted of a drug crime depends on the specific offense, such as possession, possession with intent to distribute, cultivation, sales or trafficking, as well as the quantity and type of drug involved. For example, possession of less than forty grams of marijuana is a misdemeanor, with a penalty ranging from twenty-four hours to ninety days in jail and a $1,000 fine, while possession of more than forty grams or sale of any amount is a felony with a five-year prison sentence and a $10,000 fine. Whether you have been charged with cultivation of marijuana or even for use of medical marijuana, the results could be detrimental without an aggressive Edmonds drug crime defense attorney.

Prosecutors in our area do not want to appear to be soft on drug offenders, and if you have been arrested it is vital to take action to defend the case. No matter what type of evidence there may be against you I may still be able to help you avoid a conviction by using one of the proven criminal defense strategies that may apply in your case. You can increase your chances of a favorable outcome by exercising your right to remain silent with police officers and retaining my services to represent you as the first step following your arrest.

Contact an Edmonds drug crime lawyer from my firm if you want a former prosecutor with 24 years of experience to defend you against the serious consequences you face.