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
drug crimes 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.
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
Many drugs that come with serious consequences for distribution, including:
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
criminal defense 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 crime lawyer at Hanson, Gorian, Bradford & Hanich today.