An Aggressive Ally in Your Corner
Police, sheriff’s deputies and prosecutors aggressively pursue drug charges in Washington County. Oklahoma courts routinely hand down severe sentences in what might be minor drug cases if they were charged in another jurisdiction. If you or a loved one are facing drug crime charges in Bartlesville it’s time you speak with a Bartlesville drug crimes defense attorney.
For a confidential consultation with an experienced drug crimes defense lawyer in Bartlesville, call the Wirth Law Office today (918) 213-0950.
Oklahoma’s Stiff Penalties
The state of Oklahoma has adopted some of the nation’s strictest laws on drug offenses. That mean’s if you’re arrested even as a first-time offenders, you could face serious penalties. If you wait until your trial date to consider a defense, it may be too late. When you’ve been charged with drug crime, you’re best chance of beating the charge, getting the charge reduced or getting a reduced sentence is when you reach out to a Bartlesville drug crimes attorney right after an arrest. That provides your legal team sufficient time to review the case against you, demand access to evidence and police reports and help you battle the case that prosecutors are already building.
There are only a few offenses – such as a first-time simple possession (amounts small enough to be for personal use), “huffing” (inhaling intoxicants), and possession of drug paraphernalia – that are treated in Oklahoma as misdemeanors. It’s important to note that even those misdemeanor drug offenses result in people receiving sentences of up to one year in the county jail.
Facing Felony Drug Charges?
Most drug crime offenses that involve controlled dangerous substances or CDS are treated by the courts as felonies. Controlled substances in Oklahoma include marijuana, prescription drugs when not prescribed by a doctor, cocaine, MDMA, GHB, amphetamines or heroin. The courts could hand down sentences in Oklahoma CDS cases ranging up to mandatory life in prison without parole.
If you’ve been arrested for a second charge the deck is stacked against you. In Oklahoma makes a second charge for marijuana possession a felony, punishable by between two and 10 years in a state prison.
Consult with a Bartlesville Drug Crimes Defense Attorney
The Wirth Law Office Bartlesville attorney brings a solid track record of successful drug crimes defense work in Bartlesville and Washington County, Oklahoma. Your liberty is worth defending. Let us use our knowledge and skills to protect your interests. For a confidential and no obligation consultation with an experienced Bartlesville drug crimes defense attorney by simply dial (918) 213-0950.
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