Oakland Drug Possession & Sale Lawyer
Call to Explore Your Options with an Experienced Criminal Defense Attorney
In California, possession and sale of controlled dangerous substances can
carry serious penalties. The Law Offices of Torres & Caraves and our
defense attorneys are committed to providing aggressive, proven defense
for clients facing
drug charges. With prosecutorial experience and in-depth knowledge of the criminal
process, we can guide you through each step and fight to ensure that you
are fairly treated by the courts and prosecutors. Whether you are facing
infractions, misdemeanors, or a felony, discuss your charges with a team
criminal defense lawyers who are willing to work hard to protect your future.
We can represent clients facing charges for drug crimes involving a broad
range of drugs:
- Illegal prescriptions
Drug Diversion for Non-Violent Possession
Certain individuals may qualify for diversion programs for non-violent
drug possession. These programs allow the individual to complete drug
treatment programs as an alternative to serving time in jail or prison.
Once the program is complete, the drug charges can be dismissed by a judge.
Our drug possession attorneys in Oakland can discuss whether you are eligible
and push for this option if it is in your best interests.
Penalties for Drug Possession & Sale in California
Drug crimes are punished according to the type of drug, the quantity, a
defendant's criminal history, and whether special circumstances are involved.
For example, sale to minors and sale of certain drugs on places of worship,
schools, or youth centers can carry enhanced penalties.
In general, possession and sale charges are punishable by jail time, fines,
and a criminal record.
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We can start you off with a
free initial consultation. During this discussion, we can review your case and provide an assessment
of a likely outcome as well as possible defenses. We have decades of proven
insight and decades of collective experience that we are ready to share with you.
at (510) 953-5551 to reach a member of our team.