Addiction and substance abuse are serious problems that affect nearly every aspect of a person's life. If you have an addiction or abuse problem or know a loved one who does, you no doubt worry about the impact the abuse is having on his or her life. Even those who want to get clean struggle and relapse, sometimes repeatedly, until they get the right help.
Compounding the problem are the legal repercussions that may occur. When the abuser is high on a drug or alcohol, they may act of our character, do things that are extremely questionable, or make bad decisions in order to get their next fix. When that happens, it's not unusual for the person to find themselves facing drug charges.
There are several different kinds of drug-related charges that may be levied against a substance abuser. Understanding the charges and the evidence supporting them is crucial to your Wisconsin criminal lawyer building a strong defense. The specifics of the allegations and proof against the person will determine which charges are made and to what degree. This is important because some charges are more severe than others, carrying with them higher fines and harsher penalties. For example, possession of drugs is a less severe charge than selling drugs.
The most common charges that our Wisconsin criminal lawyer team see are:
There are other types of drug crimes and charges that an abuser can face. If you have any concerns or questions about the charges facing you, contact a Wisconsin criminal lawyer at Eisenberg Law Offices in Madison. You always have the right to defend yourself against charges and with a skilled attorney on your side you may be able to beat the charges or have them reduced so you can continue on your path to sobriety without criminal charges hanging over you.
Contact an Eisenberg Law criminal defense attorney at 608-256-8356 or Info@eisenberglaw.org to schedule a time to discuss your situation in a confidential setting. All consultations are free of charge.
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