Distribution

Riverside Drug Distribution Lawyer

Charges of Distributing & Selling Narcotics

Distribution is a crime that refers to the transporting, manufacturing, and selling of an unlawful controlled substance. At Hanson, Gorian, Bradford & Hanich, our attorneys have successfully represented clients charged with drug-related crimes throughout Riverside. While the outcome of each case depends upon its circumstances, we always fight for dismissal of charges and effectively negotiate reduced sentences and minimized penalties with our clients' best interests in mind.

Our legal team has 50+ years of collective legal experience. Trust a drug crime attorney that has handled cases in civil, state and federal court, and may help you protect your rights against state and federal offenses. Contact our Riverside firm today and learn more!

California Drug Distribution Laws

Drug distribution and drug trafficking both concern the illegal selling, transportation, or import of controlled substances, drugs, and prescription medication. Drug distribution is usually relevant to operations that are on a smaller scale; transporting large quantities of a drug may be considered trafficking, while transporting smaller quantities of a drug may be considered distribution.

Many drugs that come with serious consequences for distribution, including:

  • Marijuana
  • Cocaine
  • Heroin
  • PCP
  • Ecstasy
  • LSD
  • Steroids
  • Morphine

Remember that prescription drugs and medication may also be affected by drug distribution laws. Transporting, selling, and dispensing these drugs without a valid license or through any other fraudulent act may be punishable be a felony conviction. In most cases, a drug distribution charge often results in felony charges, which are far more severe than simple misdemeanor charges.

How We Build Effective Drug Crime Defenses

Whether for distribution, possession, manufacturing, or any other drug-related charge, our drug crime lawyers in Riverside use their intimate knowledge of drug laws to build strong defenses for our clients. Countless times, we have protected the rights of our clients against a prosecutor's attempts to take away their liberties. We know common approaches the prosecution uses to make their case, and we develop our own personalized strategies to challenge weak evidence and uncover the flaws in their cases. We work vigorously to turn all advantage to our clients.

Conditions Affecting Penalties for Drug Distribution

Penalties for drug-related offenses can be harsh with diverse legal consequences. They depend on a number of conditions, such as:

  • Prior convictions
  • How much drugs were involved
  • Other crimes as part of the arrest
  • Drug type(s)
  • Use of weapons
  • Selling to minors

A drug distribution conviction is a serious matter with broad consequences. With a reputation for a strong defense against drug charges and a dedication to aggressively pursuing all that is possible to help you get your life back, we are the law firm you should contact for representation.

For your confidential consultation, contact a Riverside drug distribution lawyer at Hanson, Gorian, Bradford & Hanich today.