If you are arrested, the court will appoint you a lawyer if you cannot afford one yourself. These court-appointed attorneys do their best, but their job is to clear the courts. Most drug crimes are charged as felonies in Georgia, if you are charged with a drug crime, you need an experienced drug defense attorney to focus on your unique situation, because every case is different. If you are convicted, penalties for felony charges include: no less than one year of time served in prison, expensive fines, and a felony conviction on your record, to name a few.
Because the consequences of a drug charge conviction is so serious, it is essential to hire an Atlanta criminal defense attorney with expertise in drug charges. At Kohn & Yager, LLC., our lawyers strategically build a defense for each client, and their drug charges.
An Experienced Drug Crime Defense Attorney Will Ask Questions
Your Georgia drug attorney should begin by learning all of the details of your case, including when the charges were originally filed. From there, he or she might ask the following questions:
- Can the prosecution prove that you possessed drugs of the type and amount you are charged with?
- Was all of the evidence gathered legally?
- What evidence can be suppressed and therefore not used to convict you?
- Did other people have access to the property where the drugs were found?
- If you were arrested for possession or drug manufacturing as a result of a sting or undercover operation, were you entrapped or coerced into committing a drug-related crime?
Drug charges in Georgia should not be taken lightly, it is in your best interest is to contact an experienced and aggressive drug crimes defense attorney who knows how to build a solid defense.
Exceptional Representation for Georgia Drug Charges
Remember, no two cases are identical and that the circumstances of your case are unique. The sooner you can get an experienced attorney working on your case, the better your chances are for a favorable outcome. As soon as the arresting officers let you contact an attorney, call (404) 567-5515 for immediate assistance.
Drug crime convictions will drastically affect your life. Contact Kohn & Yager, LLC., to speak with one of our lawyers about your case, give yourself the fighting chance you deserve. To schedule your appointment, call or submit our online evaluation form.