New York Marijuana Possession Attorneys
Under New York state law, the greater the weight of the drugs involved in an alleged crime, the more serious the potential consequences. Regardless of the quantity, a drug conviction can produce life-changing consequences that go beyond jail time.
Fight back. Contact the drug crimes defense lawyers of Silver, Forrester & Lesser, P.C. Call us at 845.764.4757 or toll free at 866.687.1338.
Types of Drug Crimes
At Silver, Forrester & Lesser, P.C., in New Windsor, we handle the following criminal charges involving marijuana, crack and powder cocaine, heroin, ecstasy, LSD and prescription medications:
- Drug possession
- Possession with intent to sell
- Drug trafficking
- Cultivation of manufacturing
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Driving while under the influence of drugs
New Drug Crimes and Penalties
As of 2009, there is increased sentencing for the sale of a controlled substance by an adult over the age of 21 to a child under the age of 17 and for drug "kingpins". The kingpin statute applies to directors and profiteers of controlled substance organizations.
To learn more about new sentencing guidelines for drug crimes, click here.
Lawyers Who Are Not Afraid of Trial
Our firm's attorneys are prepared to handle drug cases in and out of the courtroom. Attorney Sol Lesser is a former Orange County assistant district attorney who has built his career on his courtroom successes. Together, we have at least 100 jury trial verdicts in criminal defense cases.
We are smart attorneys who know when to fight hard for a client and when a plea deal is the best option. As your criminal defense attorneys, our goal is to protect you. We focus on protecting you from the police, from the courts and even from yourself. We understand that facing criminal drug charges is one of the most difficult things you may ever experience — but we won't let you do it without the greatest possible support and aggressive defense from the moment we take your case.
Contact Silver, Forrester & Lesser, P.C.
If you have been charged with a drug crime, we can put our years of legal experience to work for you. Contact us to schedule a consultation with one of our Hudson Valley drug charges attorneys.