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Queens Drug Crime Lawyer, John Scarpa

Have you been accused of a drug crime in such as possession or trafficking in Queens, New York? If you have been formally charged, you'll need to retain an experienced drug crime defense lawyer today to make sure your rights are protected in Queens court. This is not a game nor something that should just be trusted to a public defender, especially with the possibility of large fines and jail time at stake.  

Our experience handling drug related crimes.

Our  defense attorneys have helped scores of people just like you. We have extensive experience handling all types of drug offenses, including:

  • Possession (Cocaine and Marijuana and others)
  • Possession with intent to distribute
  • Drug manufacturing
  • Drug trafficking
  • Drug smuggling and importation
  • Drug cultivation
  • Prescription drug fraud

All of our drug crime defense attorneys have developed a very deep understanding of the unique challenges presented by these types of cases. If you are a facing drug crime charges in Queens, Nassau or Suffolk, don’t wait another minute. Call our office today so you can get the help you need.

About Drug Crimes in New York

Drug crimes involve any illegal activity that revolves around controlled substances, like marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, heroin, and ecstasy, as well as prescription narcotics. In Queens, New York, drug crime charges can range from misdemeanors for possessing small amounts of marijuana, to felonies for drug sales and distribution.  If you’re charged with interstate trafficking, you could also be facing federal charges.

Felony drug crime convictions are subject to indeterminate sentencing. Such a sentence does not set a specific release date for an offender, but rather establishes a minimum and maximum sentence (i.e., 3-to-5 years, 10-to-15 years, etc.) However, if you are convicted on a felony drug charge in New York, a long prison sentence won’t be your only problem.  You may also face the forfeiture of money and personal assets. Once you are released, the conditions of your parole could include drug testing and participation in a court-ordered drug treatment program.

Contact a Drug Crime Defense Lawyer Today

If you or someone close to you has been charged with a drug crime in New York, you can’t afford to wait another day before you contact a qualified criminal defense lawyer. Our team of highly-experienced legal staff will do everything in our power to prepare a strong case on your behalf. To learn more, please give our office a call today