Possession 

Corona Drug Possession Attorney

Defense for Drug Possession Cases

One of the most common drug charges in California is drug possession. Any person found in illegal possession of a controlled substance could face very harsh consequences. If you or a loved one has been charged with possession of drugs, you need to speak with a Corona drug crime lawyer at Hanson, Gorian, Bradford & Hanich.

Contact our firm at your earliest opportunity and we will carefully evaluate the evidence in your case and provide you with clear direction going forward. We have the expertise and extensive trial experience that you need to win your case and are eager to hear from you!

Drug Possession Lawyer in Corona

The charges and penalties that law enforcement considers in drug possession cases primarily include these elements:

  • Amount of the drug
  • Classification or Schedule of the drug
  • Purpose for the drugs
  • Prior convictions
  • Use of weapons
  • Involvement of minors

Where large amounts of drugs are found, your situation will be more serious as law enforcement may believe you had possession for sale. Other factors under consideration include scales, individual packaging, large amounts of cash, lack of drug paraphernalia and appearing not to be under the influence of drugs. This data may point to involvement in distribution or trafficking.

Also, if you possessed a Schedule I controlled substance, the charges and penalties will be more severe than if you possessed a Schedule IV substance; certain enhancements to the crime will additionally mean significantly increased legal consequences.

Consult a Drug Crime Lawyer from Hanson, Gorian, Bradford & Hanich

Our firm has successfully represented clients throughout Corona charged with drug possession. In some cases, we can negotiate to have charges or sentences reduced. For instance, if certain criteria are met, the prosecution must refer your case to Diversion. We will assist you with entering a conditional plea of guilty and upon successfully completion, the plea is set aside and your record is wiped clean.

In other cases, police may have made mistakes in your arrest and after exposing them, it may result in a case dismissal. While every outcome is case specific, you can be sure that we will always fight for your constitutional rights and best interests.

Please schedule a free consultation with a Corona drug possession attorney at Hanson, Gorian, Bradford & Hanich today to get started on your defense!

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