Being arrested for drug possession does not mean you have to be convicted, have to serve time, or deal with the consequences of having a criminal record. By starting your defense as soon as possible after an arrest, you give your defense attorney the best chance of limiting your exposure to these outcomes. Some of… Continue reading Common Defenses for Drug Possession Charges
Addiction is not a crime, but it is often treated as one. Up to 69 percent of the prison population as recently as 2016 had a substance abuse need. This was before the peak of the ongoing opioid epidemic. Of that 69%, nearly two thirds were considered to have a high risk of reoffending. It… Continue reading Addiction is Not a Crime
This press release tells us two things. One, federal prosecutors and the Drug Enforcement Agency would love to make an example out of you. Two, federal drug crimes come with harsh penalties. It is essential to have an experienced defense lawyer fighting for your rights if you are accused of a drug-related crime.
Governor Evers granted 30 pardons, mostly to individuals who had been convicted of non-violent marijuana offenses. https://www.marijuanamoment.net/wisconsin-governor-grants-marijuana-and-drug-related-pardons-setting-state-clemency-record/
Federal drug charges come with mandatory minimum sentences. Having an experienced attorney on your side is your only hope when federal prosecutors come after you. Source: https://www.dea.gov/press-releases/2021/11/18/5-wisconsin-men-charged-drug-trafficking-crimes