Drug Crimes

Charlotte Drug Crime Defense Attorney

Serving Charlotte, NC for More Than 30 Years - Call (704) 313-1131

If you’re facing charges for drug crimes, it is essential to have an experienced and effective legal advocate in your corner. At DeCurtins Law Office, our Charlotte criminal defense attorneys know that convictions for drug crimes can carry serious penalties and is dedicated to helping individuals like you fight for their rights and defend their freedom.

With more than 30 years of experience practicing criminal defense law, we have developed a personalized approach that has proven to be successful. When you come to the firm, you will be working directly with a skilled legal team who has the knowledge and resources that you need. You can feel confident knowing that your case is in good hands.

Free consultations are available at (704) 313-1131. Call (704) 508-9131 for after-hours appointments.

Drug Crimes in Charlotte, NC

Types of drug crimes cases DeCurtins Law Office represents include but are not limited to:

  • Trafficking and/or distribution
  • Possession with intent to sell
  • Sales to a minor
  • General possession
  • Prescription fraud and forgery
  • Cultivation or manufacturing of controlled substances
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Delivery of an illegal substance

Misdemeanor vs. Felony Drug Crimes

In North Carolina, drug offenses can be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony, depending on a variety of factors. Elevating factors include the type and/or amount of drug possessed as well as the issue of sale and/or delivery and where it allegedly occurred.

Common examples of misdemeanor drug offenses include:

  • Possession of paraphernalia, including bongs or syringes
  • Transportation of a small amount of the substance
  • Physical possession of any illegal controlled substance

Charges are elevated to a felony if it seems you were in possession of an amount of the drug which would indicate your intention to sell, if you were operating a vehicle while under the influence of the drug, if you were selling the drugs on school property, or if you were transporting an illegal narcotic into the state.

Put An Experienced and Trusted Criminal Lawyer on Your Side

The Charlotte drug crimes defense attorneys at DeCurtins Law Office take every case seriously because we understand how much is at stake. We will take the time to fully understand the circumstances surrounding your charges so that he can build an effective defensive strategy. Additionally, we have a reputation for his ability to effectively negotiate the best possible outcome for cases without taking them to trial. We is ready to put his resources and comprehensive knowledge of criminal law to work for you.

Free case evaluations are available! Contact DeCurtins Law Office for dedicated advocacy.