DRUG CRIMES

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Drug possession and trafficking are serious criminal charges in Kentucky carrying a wide range of punishments from probation to lengthy prison sentences, depending on the amount of the drug. If you are charged under the possession law, it means the Commonwealth has accused you of carrying or having access to a controlled substance such as fentanyl, heroin, cocaine, or meth.

The police can charge you with drug possession if they find drugs in your pockets or anywhere else on your body, or they can charge you under a claim of “constructive possession.” That means the drugs were in a place that you normally control or could easily reach. That could be your car, your apartment, or the cushions of a couch where you were sitting when the police entered.

A conviction on drug possession charges could have serious implications for you because of the possibility that you might have to go to jail and pay fines reaching into the thousands of dollars. Also, a possibility exists that your possessions of cash may be seized. And drug possession charges will follow you with a criminal record that can also keep you from certain jobs and professional licenses.

As Kentucky drug crime attorneys Hoffman Walker & Smith seeks resolutions that preserve your quality of life while addressing the root cause of the crime.  We will work hard to ensure that the case against you is sound before advising you as to the best possible resolution of your case.

At Hoffman Walker & Smith we bring years of experience as a prosecutor and defense attorney to the table.  If you have been charged with a felony drug charge in Northern, Kentucky, let us bring our experience to bear for you and call Hoffman Walker & Smith now.

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Hoffman Walker & Smith is located in Florence, KY and serves clients in and around Erlanger, Florence, Ft Mitchell, Burlington, Union, Hebron, Independence, Walton, Covington, Kenton, Latonia, Petersburg, Newport, Morning View, Verona, Fort Thomas, Bellevue, Silver Grove, Dayton, Boone County, Campbell County, Gallatin County, Grant County, Kenton County and Pendleton County.

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