Drug crimes are harshly penalized in Michigan courts, and penalties can range from costly fines to lengthy prison sentences, not to mention a mark on your criminal record. Convictions for drug offenses can negatively impact your life. A drug conviction could mean losing your job, having trouble finding new employment, facing difficult finding a place to live, and you could lose custody of your children, to name a few of the common penalties for drug crimes.
If you face drug charges, you should actively seek criminal defense representation from an experienced Flint drug crimes attorney. At Christenson & Fiederlein, PC, we have trial experience and will aggressively represent your best interests as we fight for a favorable outcome to your case. Choosing the right criminal defense attorney could mean the difference between being sentenced to prison, getting probation, being sent to substance abuse treatment, or even walking free. Our criminal defense attorneys will aggressively fight your drug charges and help you as an active participant in your own defense.
Drug crimes are categorized either as misdemeanors or felonies, and whether you are charged with one or the other will determine the severity of the penalties. Convictions are also punishable by both Michigan and federal law. Drug felony crimes carry much harsher sentences, such as lengthy prison sentences. Misdemeanors, on the other hand, usually only result in fines or jail terms of less than one year. Repeated drug crime offenses will increase the severity of the penalties.
At Christenson & Fiederlein, PC, we have extensive trial experience handling various drug charges, including:
Our Flint drug crime lawyers are prepared to take your case and fight for the best outcome possible and guide you through the criminal court process. If you’ve been charged with a drug crime, contact us today for a confidential consultation at (810) 292-3115.