Westchester County Drug Possession Lawyer
White Plains & Peekskill Drug Possession Defense Attorney
The Westchester drug crime lawyers at Proto, Sachs & Brown, LLP are dedicated to vigorously protecting the rights of our clients. If you have been charged with a drug, controlled substance or narcotics crime, from possession of marijuana to federal narcotics trafficking, it is important that you contact us for a free consultation so that we can begin defending you rights.
Drug possession charges in New York State should not be taken lightly, as a conviction for a drug crime can have a serious effect on your life beyond the potential criminal penalties. Even first-time offenders, who may be afforded greater latitude by the Courts, may still face jail time, heavy fines, mandatory rehabilitation programs, probation, driver's license revocation and civil penalties.
Work with Our Westchester County Drug Crime Lawyers
Our Westchester County criminal defense attorneys, with over 65 years of combined experience, skillfully handle federal and state narcotics cases. These cases include marijuana, cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin, methamphetamines, "designer drugs" such as ecstasy, OxyContin and codeine, prescription drugs, and performance enhancing drugs, such as steroids and human growth hormones.
Keep in mind that adults age 21+ may legally possess up to 3 ounces of marijuana or 24 grams of concentrated cannabis in New York. Possessing more than 3 ounces of cannabis results in a $125 fine and possessing over 16 ounces is a misdemeanor charge. Your home may contain up to 5 pounds of marijuana, but anything more could result in drug possession charges in New York. Individuals are allowed to grow 3 mature and 3 immature plants, or have a maximum of 12 plants per household.
Experienced and Thorough Investigation and Defense
When it comes to defending any criminal drugs, controlled substance or narcotics possession case, every detail of the case becomes important. The drug crime lawyers at Proto, Sachs & Brown, LLP, will gather information from police reports, drug test reports and witnesses, to explore every viable defense.
Applying our extensive knowledge, we have successfully represented numerous clients, obtaining acquittals after trial and dismissals prior to trial. In such instances, we have successfully challenged the validity of evidence obtain through search warrants. The suppression of evidence that was unlawfully seized or obtained during an unlawful search is often an issue raised as part of our vigorous defense. We will fight to suppress any evidence or witness statements that should not be lawfully considered in your case.
Schedule Your Free Initial Consultation
If you have been charged, arrested or questioned about any drug, controlled substance or narcotic related offenses we are here to protect your rights and your driver's license.
Contact us online or by telephone at (914) 840-5104 to speak with an experienced drug and narcotics criminal defense lawyer.
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Experience & Perspective
65+ years of combined experience, including criminal prosecution