Arrested On Drug Possession Charges?
In Alabama, it is illegal to possess controlled substances. Depending on the amount and type of drug, those caught possessing a controlled substance may face anything from misdemeanor to felony charges. In addition to steep fines and possible jail time, a conviction will leave a permanent mark on your criminal record.
At Dean & Barrett, our attorneys have been practicing law for more than 40 years. We understand the serious impact drug possession charges have on our clients’ lives. Together, we will build a smart, effective legal defense that gets you the best possible resolution of your criminal charges.
Located in Opelika, Dean & Barrett represents clients throughout the Auburn-Opelika area and surrounding communities. We also represent Auburn University students who have been charged with possession of illegal substances or paraphernalia.
More Than Three Decades Of Drug Charge Defense
At Dean & Barrett, you have the full weight of our firm behind you. Our attorneys have been defending individuals against drug-related charges for more than three decades. We work diligently to help you overcome your criminal charges in the most effective and efficient manner possible so you can move forward with your life.
In Alabama, the possession of nonprescription drugs, narcotics and hallucinogens, including marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, Ecstasy and LSD is illegal. It also is illegal to possess pharmaceutical drugs without a prescription. Depending on the amount and type of drugs in your possession, you may be charged with drug sales or trafficking.
At Dean & Barrett, our lawyers start preparing your criminal defense strategy the moment you walk through the door. We thoroughly investigate the circumstances leading up to your arrest to ensure your constitutional rights regarding search and seizure were not violated. If this is your first offense, deferred prosecution programs — such as drug treatment programs — may be available to keep you out of court and keep your record clean.
Possession Of Drug Paraphernalia
Possession of drug paraphernalia, such as pipes, bongs and syringes is illegal. If you have been charged with possession of drugs or drug paraphernalia, you need experienced criminal defense attorneys who will take your charges as seriously as you do.