Rancho Cucamonga Drug Defense Attorney
There are various types of drug crimes in California. They range from simple possession to manufacturing and distribution (drug dealing). Being charged with a drug crime can affect your livelihood. It can make you unemployable; it can also cause you to lose your ability to pursue a profession. No matter what the charge is, give Burga Law Firm PC a call. We will provide you the defense you deserve.
Types of drug crimes
If you are charged with any of these crimes, you need a Drug Defense Lawyer.
- Simple possession and possession for sale and distribution
- Drug trafficking, smuggling, and importation
- Unauthorized possession or sale of prescription drugs
- Marijuana cultivation
- Juvenile or student drug charges
- DUI involving drugs
Consequences of a drug charge
When it comes to simple possession, the alternatives to a conviction are proposition 36 or PC 1000 drug diversion. The prosecution will look at the charged offense and your personal history to determine if you are eligible. Manufacturing and distribution come with severe penalties, such as prison for up to 7 years. You need a Drug Defense Attorney to help you avoid these consequences. Burga Law Firm PC is a Drug Defense Lawyer in Rancho Cucamonga who has assisted many clients charged with drug crimes.
Alternatives to drug charge convictions
Depending on your situation and your criminal history, you could qualify to avoid a conviction by participating in court-approved treatment programs such as Diversion, DEJ, PC1000. It can help you avoid a conviction; but if you are not a US Citizen, completion of these programs alone will not work for immigration purposes.
If you have been arrested on a drug charge give us a call (909) 538-8320 or fill out our free case evaluation form.