Drug addiction often requires help for the user
Some people don't see why police arrest people for drug usage. After all, if they are adults, they should be able to use drugs if they feel the need. While this is true, the law says that possession of illegal drugs is a punishable offense. If you are facing this type of criminal charge, you must take it seriously.
Many different defenses exist for drug charges. The key to finding one that works for your case is to review the specific points that the prosecution plans to address. These can provide you with a blueprint of the areas where you need to focus your efforts. We know that you might not know where to begin. We are here to help you.
Drug possession is viewed as a criminal matter in the court system, but in reality, it is likely an indication of a need for help. People who abuse drugs get hooked and need assistance to get sober. This puts them in a precarious position because they feel the pull of the drugs but might not actually want to do them. They just can't say no.
We know that your life might feel challenging when you are facing this type of criminal matter. We are here to help you review what options you have so that you can determine how to proceed. Sometimes, programs within the court system might be available. We can review these to determine any that are appropriate for your case.
In some cases, it may be advantageous to you to take a plea bargain on your charges. If such is the case, we can approach the prosecutor to arrange a deal.