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Drug Crimes

Milwaukee Drug Crime Lawyer

Wisconsin Drug Laws & Penalties

A drug crime may be defined as the possession, distribution, sale, cultivation, manufacture, transportation, importation, or trafficking of illegal drugs or controlled substances, such as marijuana, cocaine, heroin, crack, LSD, methamphetamine, steroids, inhalants, and other narcotics. Drug crimes also include the unauthorized obtainment of prescription drugs such as Vicodin, OxyContin, and others.

The penalties for these crimes include imprisonment, fines, probation, community service, and mandatory attendance in drug counseling programs. Drug crimes may be prosecuted as state or federal crimes, although prosecutors for both may determine which agency will handle the case. A drug crime may be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on the nature of the offense. The court will look at the amount of drugs found in your possession, the type of drugs involved, and whether minors were involved or not.

If you are being investigated or you have been arrested for drug charges, your future is at stake. These charges should not be taken lightly and they should be dealt with in an aggressive and proactive manner. By consulting with me, you will gain an understanding of the charges and sentencing you may face, what needs to be done to create an effective criminal defense, and what to expect throughout the legal process. I also may be able to negotiate down the formal charges against you or get alternative sentencing, such as drug treatment or probation as opposed to any jail time.

Safeguarding Your Rights & Your Freedom

Have you been charged with a drug crime in the Milwaukee area? Drug crimes consist of a wide range of offenses and circumstances, from simple possession of an illegal drug like marijuana to drug trafficking of harder drugs, such as cocaine, methamphetamine, or heroin. If you are facing charges of a drug offense, you may be wondering what will happen to you now, how your future will be affected and what your next step should be. That is why you need a criminal defense attorney by your side.

With a hard-hitting criminal defense lawyer fighting in your corner, your chances of obtaining a favorable outcome are much more significant. Please contact me, Jason D. Baltz, for superior legal counsel that you won’t find anywhere else. I am highly esteemed and respected by my peers and clients alike and I am perceived as a leader in the field of criminal law.

As a Milwaukee criminal attorney, I represent clients throughout the Milwaukee area, as well as in the counties of Waukesha, Racine, Kenosha, Walworth, Jefferson, Dane, and Ozaukee.

Why Choose The Law Offices of Jason D. Baltz?

  • Strong & Proven Litigation Skills
  • Counsel Backed by Genuine Care
  • Thorough & Personalized Attention
  • Free Initial Consultations
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Two Decades of Legal Experience
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