Drug Possession Defense Lawyers
Whether it be marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin or new drugs
such as ecstasy and prescription pills like Vicodin, Oxycontin and Percocet,
the laws in California are tough on the possession of these substances.
Burbank is even tougher, with a police force out to get those that have
drugs on them or are suspected of selling them. Our Law firm has been
fighting drug charges for well over a Drug possession , whether it be for
personal use or sales, can be a serious decade and we can help you
determine your legal options, and suggest ways we can try to beat the
charges, keep you out of jail, and protect your clean record. Our Burbank
defense Attorneys have won cases involving all substances and
enhancements including sales, armed allegations, priors, distribution,
transportation, we can ease your anxiety about the case.
Some of the more common illegal drugs we have defended are:
In addition to the class of illegal substances, our office commonly defends
people charged with possessing prescription drugs that may be found on an
individual or in their car or luggage. Although these substances are
otherwise legal when a legitimate prescription is obtained from a doctor,
when no prescription has been issued they can be charged with a felony.
Some of the more common prescription drugs offenses are:
Please call us for a consultation, whether or not you think you want to
fight the case aggressively in court, or are prepared to plead guilty and
want an experienced negotiator to work out the best possible deal. For
years we have been successful in having charges dropped due to illegal
search and seizure and violations of constitutional rights, as well as
obtaining dismissals due to lack of evidence and statutory violations.
Contact our Lawyers for an honest evaluation of your Burbank, Glendale,
Pasadena or Los Angeles County case today. Because you future is at
stake you should speak to a local attorney before going to Court. There
are usually many options available and an experienced lawyer can help in
finding a way out or minimizing the consequences.
You may have questions such as, Am I looking at Jail time? Will a
conviction result in serious immigration consequences? Will I lose my
job? These are real concerns and we can help provide answers. We can
also provide information about Drug Diversion or PC 1000, Proposition 36,
treatment programs, Informal City Attorney diversion, probation, jail
alternatives, electronic monitoring, house arrest, medical marijuana
issues, early termination of probation, expungement of convictions,
clearing old cases or recall and quash of bench warrant, sealing your
criminal record, among many others.
Recently, our office was able to get cocaine possession charges dropped on
Constitutional grounds due to police error. Many people do not realize
potential defenses exist in virtually every case. A Local Burbank Drug
Lawyer can help to uncover viable ways to get charges dismissed thereby
eliminating negative marks on your record.
In the society that we have today the bottom line is that you want to avoid
being convicted of any drug offense that may have you labeled as a drug
abuser. The law does recognize that people deserve second chances and
Matthew understands the complexities that exist between addiction and the
criminal justice system.
Visit Matthew on his social media page on google for a better
understanding of the tension that is present when a person has to confront
the Courts with a drug problem.
Toll Free at 1-877-617-4485
Matthew J. Ruff, Esq.