Drug Crimes FAQs

Q: What is a drug crime?
A: A drug crime is a criminal offense that involves the use, possession, production, or sale of an unlawful controlled substance.

Q: What is an unlawful controlled substance?
Unlawful controlled substances include, but are not limited to: marijuana, heroin, cocaine, methamphetamines, LSD, PCP, and Ecstasy. It also includes prescription drugs for which you do not have a valid prescription.

Q: What should I do if I have been charged with a drug crime?
If you have been charged with a drug crime, whether it is a misdemeanor or a felony, you should consult with a drug defense attorney immediately. You will want to work with a drug lawyer who has handled cases that are similar to yours and who is very familiar with drug crime law.

Q: Will I go to jail?
If you are convicted of your drug crime charges, there is a possibility that you may have to go to jail. However, your chances of avoiding jail time will increase immensely if you obtain the services of a qualified and experienced drug defense attorney.If you are convicted of a drug crime in Wahington, you face a vast array of possible legal penalties. Common legal penalties for drug crime convictions include, but are not limited to: jail time, fines, community service, probation, mandatory drug treatment programs, and driver's license suspension.

Q: Do I need a drug defense attorney?
If you have been charged with or arrested for a drug crime, the answer is “yes”. Once you have been charged with a drug crime, you will be up against jail time, fines, probation, and other lifealtering legal consequences if you are convicted. For this reason, you will want a drug lawyer who has successfully handled numerous other drug crime cases on your side.

St. Clair Defense

Ms. St. Clair has expert knowledge of the local legal system, and formidable skills in the areas of investigation, negotiation and trial. She has successfully handled tens of thousands of criminal cases from DUI’s to high profile Homicides. She can help you. She has tried over100 criminal jury trials with impressive results. You want a lawyer with her experience and record on your side.

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You need immediate answers, straightforward advise, and someone to fight for you. Ms. St. Clair defends clients on all types of criminal and DUI matters. No one will fight harder for your rights and freedom, and few have her experience and record to back it up. Available 24/7 to assist you. Call now. (206) 578-2200

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