Drug Possession and Sales
Drug crimes, particular drug sales matters are still taken seriously in California and those convicted may face serious and even life-changing consequences. Attorney Matt Sullivan works vigorously to protect his clients' rights and provide exceptional legal guidance and representation. Whether innocent, or if you believe you have violated the law, it is crucial that you obtain the services of an experienced and capable criminal lawyer who has handled criminal matters in San Francisco County. You may be eligible for drug diversion, but you should speak to an attorney to determine if you qualify.
The penalties you face if convicted depend on a number of factors, including the quantity of illegal drugs possessed, whether there was an intent to sell, and whether any weapons were also seized. Our office has defended persons accused of unlawful cannabis sales and cultivation. Even if you are arrested on what is known as "simple" possession, you may face sanctions, if you are not drug diversion eligible. An attorney with experience defending drug possession and sales cases in San Francisco County can help you analyze your case. A conviction could affect your career, reputation, and other aspects of your life.
Whether you have been arrested for possession, or for the sale of illegal drugs such as cocaine, ecstasy, heroin, or methamphetamine; or even prescription drugs such as Valium or Oxycodone without a valid prescription, you must have a knowledgeable criminal lawyer on your side, preferably one who has handled cases before in San Francisco County. Innocent or potentially guilty of the crime, a capable attorney can provide you with the support and guidance necessary to navigate this situation. You may have search and seizure issues that need to be analyzed and raised by filing the appropriate legal motions.
In the U.S., every person charged with a criminal offense, no matter how serious the charge, is innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Prosecutors must have sufficient evidence in order to prove you are guilty. Your attorney will work diligently to investigate the charges, analyze and challenge any evidence, question motives of police and whether proper procedure was followed and more. Your lawyer will be able to determine if the prosecutor does have a strong case against you, and whether it may be to your advantage to plea to lesser charges.
Diligent preparation and individual focus on your case is essential to the best possible outcome when it comes to drug charges. Call lawyer Matt Sullivan today, and put your future and freedom in capable, caring hands.