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Drug Charges

Are you facing a drug charge? Our Durham attorneys understand the North Carolina Controlled Substances Act governing all drug laws including drug possession, drug distribution, drug manufacturing, and drug trafficking. Drugs are defined by “Schedules.” Top of the list of Schedule 1 drugs is Methamphetamines, also called Crystal Meth. Drugs comprised of Raw Opiates and derivatives such as Oxycotin, Morphine, and Hydrocodone are Schedule II drugs. Schedule III drugs include steroids and Ketamine (special K). Schedule IV drugs are include most barbiturates and non-narcotic prescription drugs, like Alprazolam (xanax). Schedule V drugs, the lowest of all Schedules, are substances with very small amount of certain drugs such as codeine.

There are many factors determining you will be facing a felony or misdemeanor drug charge. A drugs’ schedule, the quantity of the controlled substance and prior criminal history will be factors you’re criminal defense lawyer will have to address to have your case case dismissed or your sentence reduced.


Drug Charge

Defending Drug Charges since 1996

When you’re facing a drug charge, you need an attorney who can protect your interest and has the experience to give you the legal insight to make good decisions. Information and preparation are important tools in any legal presentation and legal process can be confusing, but we’ll walk you through it.


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