Our Practice Areas
- CRIMINAL DEFENSE
- DUI/DWI & TRAFFIC
- DIVORCE & FAMILY LAW
- FEDERAL CRIMES
Drug Charges Defense Attorneys Hamilton & Trenton NJ
Criminal Lawyers Defending Against Drug Possession, Distribution & Manufacturing Charges in Mercer County
Drug crimes are prosecuted aggressively in New Jersey. An arrest for even small amounts of marijuana can lead to large disruptions in your life. Penalties for drug crimes include heavy fines, probation, and jail or prison time. Even after your have completed your sentence, your criminal record will make it more difficult to get a job or find a place to live. It will limit your options for pursuing higher education. Some professions will be closed to you.
Don’t put your freedom or your future at risk. Contact the drug crime defense attorneys of the Davis Law Firm. With more than 20 years of combined legal experience, we have the knowledge and skill to achieve positive results.
Our founder, criminal defense attorney Mark G. Davis, is a skilled litigator who will take your case all the way to trial if that is the best way to achieve your goal. He will analyze the facts of your case, listen to you describe the events involved, and examine the evidence. Then he will construct a solid defense strategy and vigorously pursue a positive resolution to your case.
Protecting Your Constitutional Rights
More often than not, the police arrest people for various drug offenses in violation of an individual’s Constitutional right against unreasonable search and seizure, or without sufficient evidence for conviction. Our criminal defense law firm will begin your defense by conducting its own investigation into the facts, witnesses, and other evidence. We will ask necessary questions, such as:
- Was there probable cause for the traffic stop that led to your arrest?
- Was there probable cause to search of your vehicle, person or home?
- When the police stopped you for questioning, did they have a reasonable, articulable suspicion that a crime either occurred or was about to occur?
- When you were frisked, did the officer who patted you down have reason to believe his safety was in jeopardy or that you possessed a weapon?
- Were the seized drugs actually in your physical or constructive possession?
- Did the police properly advise you of your Miranda rights once you were taken into custody?
Answers to these questions may lead to dismissal of your charges, an amendment of the original charges to those of a lesser degree, and/or obtaining a not-guilty verdict at trial.
A Record of Success in Drug Crime Defense
No client represented by this firm for only a first-offense charge of drug possession, distribution, or intent to distribute has ever been sentenced to a term of imprisonment. As your criminal defense attorney for such an offense, we will fight vigorously for alternative dispositions, such as drug court, substance abuse programs, noncustodial probation, PTI, or conditional discharge.
Whether you have been charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana or ecstasy, or are accused of distributing large amounts of heroin or crack cocaine, we can help. The Davis Law Firm represents clients charged with drug offenses in municipal court, superior court and federal court. We are also skilled at defending clients against weapons offenses, burglary and other New Jersey or federal charges that may be related to alleged drug crime.
To arrange a free initial consultation with an experienced drug crime defense lawyer, please call or contact the Davis Law Firm online soon as possible.
From offices in Hamilton, we defend clients charge with drug related offenses throughout New Jersey.
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