Distribution Defense Lawyer in Los Angeles
Drug Trafficking Law and Penalties in California
Drug distribution laws penalize those who are convicted of selling and transporting illegal substances. The term distribution in drug crimes refers to selling illegal substances and/or trading illegal substances for products, services or various favors. The laws set up against illegal drug transportation and distribution was designed specifically to punish the big time dealers, and repeat offenders. These laws affect all of those who are convicted; even the nonviolent offenders will face very serious penalties for conviction.
If you are facing charges for drug crimes such as distribution, you could face very serious penalties for conviction. Depending on factors such as the type and quantity of the drug that you were arrested and charged for distributing, you could be facing a long prison sentence if convicted, hefty fines, parole/probation, forfeiture of assets as well as many other penalties. Other factors used in determining the severity of your charge could include the geographic location you were charged with distributing in, and even the involvement of a minor in any way.
Los Angeles Drug Crime Lawyer
If you have been charged with a drug crime such as distribution, then you will greatly benefit from the legal aid of an Los Angeles criminal defense attorney from The Law Office of Peter Berlin. At our firm we are intent on providing excellent legal service to each of our clients. We offer a free initial consultation as well as 24/7 contact availability. We have many years of experience in the area of criminal defense; we are comprised of creative and innovative lawyers who are on the cutting edge of trial practice in the California court system.
Contact an Los Angeles criminal attorney from our firm today for a free initial consultation and to discuss your illegal drug distribution charge.