Appearing before a judge, for many people, is one of the scariest moments of their lives. However, if you partner with Mudrick & Zucker, it does not have to be. When you hire our firm, you can rest assured that we have your back. Mudrick & Zucker is dedicated to helping clients achieve the legal outcome they need to go on living their lives as productively, and enjoyably as possible. If you are someone facing drug charges in Pennsylvania, you cannot afford to wait any longer. Our firm is ready to help. Contact a dedicated Montgomery County drug lawyer from Mudrick & Zucker today.
Are you accused of possessing or selling illegal drugs of any kind? If so, you’re likely facing a wide range of penalties, and our firm is here to help shield you from those penalties. Speak with a competent Blue Bell criminal defense lawyer from our legal team so we can get started working on your case.
The penalties for marijuana possession depend on the amount of marijuana you were allegedly caught with. Marijuana possession penalties in PA are as follows:
The penalties for marijuana distribution are harsher than those for simple possession, though the extent of the penalties you’ll face depends on the amount of marijuana you sold or intended to sell.
Cocaine is classified as a Schedule II drug in Pennsylvania, meaning it has a high potential for abuse and addiction. Possessing or distributing cocaine can result in severe penalties. For cocaine possession, you may face the following consequences:
The penalties for the sale of cocaine are even harsher, and are as follows:
Heroin is classified as a Schedule I drug in Pennsylvania, meaning it has no accepted medical use and a high potential for abuse and addiction. Possessing or distributing heroin can result in serious criminal penalties. The penalties for heroin possession in Pennsylvania are as follows:
For the sale and distribution of heroin in Pennsylvania, you may face the following:
There are a number of options for defendants in Pennsylvania who are involved in the criminal justice system due to drug addiction. These programs offer addicted defendants a chance to avoid jail time and, in some situations, to even avoid a criminal record. Some of these options include:
Section 17 Probation Without Verdict
The following make a person not eligible for Section 17 Probation Without Verdict:
Drug Treatment Court
Many counties including Montgomery, Bucks, Chester, and Delaware Counties have drug treatment courts. Drug Treatment Courts require a special application. If accepted to drug treatment court Defendants may benefit from the following:
Most drug treatment courts limit acceptance as follows:
A drug charge can change your life forever. Prosecutors in Pennsylvania fiercely pursue all those who violate the law, so if you find yourself facing drug charges of any kind, we urge you to contact Mudrick & Zucker immediately. We have extensive legal experience fighting for those accused of possessing and selling drugs, and we’re here to put that experience to work for you.