Criminal Law Attorney for Drug Crimes in Charleston, WV
Zerbe & Pence, PLLC, Defends Clients Facing Drug Charges
Zerbe & Pence, PLLC, defends those facing drug charges in Charleston, WV, and the surrounding areas. Whether you are facing trafficking or possession charges, you need a strong criminal defense lawyer to protect your rights. Possession of a controlled substance leaves those convicted with a misdemeanor, along with hefty fines and possible jail time. Call Zerbe & Pence, PLLC, today at (304) 345-2728 for a free initial consultation.
Know the Penalties of a Drug Charge in Charleston, WV
There are five schedules of drugs ranging from the most dangerous to the least. An example of schedule one drugs are opiates and hallucinogenic substances. Schedule five drugs can range from some narcotics, to depressants. Regardless of the schedule classification, possession of drugs in West Virginia can lead to large fines and jail time. Those facing their first offense are eligible for a conditional discharge, including probation. Once the probation period is complete with no violations, the judge may choose to dismiss any charges.
Second drug possession offenses or any following will lead to large fines and time in prison.
Drug charges with intent to sell or manufacture come with their own set of hefty penalties.
Caught Selling a Controlled Substance? Trust Zerbe & Pence, PLLC
Selling or giving away a controlled substance can land you with a felony charge, along with immense fines and up to 40 years in prison. With the opioid epidemic rampant throughout the country, drug crime offenses are at a high. If you are caught selling a controlled substance in Charleston, WV, or the surrounding areas, trust Zerbe & Pence, PLLC, to provide a strong defense. Even a first offense can end with decades behind bars.
Find an Experienced Criminal Law Attorney in South Charleston, WV
Drug charges are nothing to take lightly, as they come with thousands of dollars of fines and even years in prison. If you are facing drug charges in South Charleston, WV, or the surrounding areas, contact the experienced criminal law attorney of Zerbe & Pence, PLLC, today for a free consultation. Attorney Pence will review your case and work with you to build a strong defense.