Drug Crime Attorney in NYC
Drug crimes are one of the most commonly charged crimes in the state of New York. According to New York state law, Illegal possession, sales, distribution and manufacturing of certain controlled substances is an offense and carries severe penalties. The state of New York has a history of the toughest drug laws in the United States despite the reformation of the “Rockefeller Laws“. Even for a first-time offender, drug crimes charges can be extremely serious. Hiring a reliable and competent drug crime defense lawyer can maximize your chances of reduced or dropped charges.
Our New York City Drug Crime Attorney Can Assist With Your Drug Charges
If you have been charged with a drug crime, contact Paul D. Petrus Jr., & Associates P.C. immediately. Attorney Paul D. Petrus provides effective and resourceful legal representation both in federal and state courts. He handles all types of drug offenses ranging from simple possession to drug manufacturing. He has vast experience in handling all types of drug related cases including:
1. Drug Possession
2. Drug Sales
3. Drug Trafficking
4. Drug Manufacturing and Distribution
5. Federal Drug Crimes
6. Methamphetamine Possession & Trafficking
7. Cocaine (Possession and Trafficking)
8. Heroin Possession & Trafficking
9. Marijuana Possession & Trafficking
Attorney Paul D. Petrus Jr. will work hard to provide you with a strong defense designed to protect your rights. He tries to find alternatives that can protect you from incarceration charges. New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services works to re-integrate offenders into the community. Treatment programs can be a successful and effective way to place offenders back into the community and minimize their chances of offending again. New York currently has approximately 119 substance abuse treatment programs.
Drug courts are another alternative to incarceration and they promote treatment and rehabilitation. During the program, you are typically counseled, you undergo frequent drug testing, and you will make regular court appearances for a period of about 12-24 months. Those that comply with all of the drug court terms may have their sentences reduced, probation rescinded, or charges dismissed. Attorney Petrus has worked with various programs in Manhattan, Queens, Bronx, and Brooklyn, and in federal matters, in the Southern and Eastern District and in Newark. He has saved large number of clients from serious drug charges and lengthy prisons and is ready to help you.
Call us at 212.564.2440 For Free Initial Consultation With New York City Drug Crime Attorney!
If you have been charged with a drug crime, contact Paul D. Petrus Jr. & Associates, P.C. Mr. Petrus will explain how you can participate in drug rehabilitation programs which have shown to be beneficial and are a much better alternative than incarceration.
Call us today at 212.564.2440 to see how New York’s top rated criminal defense attorney can help your case.