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If you have been charged with a prescription drug crime in New Jersey, it is in your best interest to immediately consult with a criminal defense attorney with significant experience fighting drug charges. You often have defenses and it’s critical to get a successful, knowledgeable lawyer working for you as soon as possible.
The New Jersey drug crimes attorneys at Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC have the expertise necessary to aggressively defend our clients against even the most complex prescription drug charges. We know that a prescription drug conviction will have devastating and long-lasting effect on the rest of your life. With a criminal record, your opportunities for advance education, employment and even getting a mortgage will be impacted.
Prescription drug charges are becoming more and more common, yet they remain extremely serious and the penalties associated with these charges are becoming increasingly severe. Our legal team is comprised of battle-tested litigators, including four former prosecutors. We know the laws and have valuable insight into the tactics use by New Jersey prosecution teams. Furthermore, drug laws, especially those that relate to prescription drugs, are complex and always changing. We also remain up to date in the often changing legislation and technological advances that benefit both the prosecution and the defense
When used as intended, prescription medications are miraculous products. However, many of these drugs are powerfully addictive. Even if they have been prescribed for you, you can quickly become addicted and find yourself looking for a “fix,” just like someone addicted to hard illegal drugs like heroin or cocaine.
At our law firm, we know that the vast majority of people charged with prescription drug crimes are not drug addicts. They are victims of strong medications prescribed for legitimate health reasons. They need help, not punishment. If you are facing charges related to any of these or other prescription drugs, contact the law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC right away for sound legal counsel and skilled criminal defense. Commonly abused and illegally distributed prescription drugs in Westfield, Cranford, Cherry Hill, Clark, Plainfield, Essex, Union, Somerset Counties and Across New Jersey include:
At Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC our criminal defense attorneys represent clients across the state of New Jersey in every type of drug crime case. We know the laws and we know how to defend prescription drug cases. We will devote the resources of our entire firm to investigating your situation and developing the most compelling defense possible in your unique situation.
New Jersey’s Prescription Drug Statute makes it illegal to carry prescription drugs and other medications without a valid prescription. Possession and distribution of prescription medication is also illegal unless you are a licensed physician, pharmacist, dentist or other practitioner authorized to prescribe or distribute prescription drugs.
New Jersey has stiff penalties for prescription drug crimes, including fines, probation, counseling classes, random drug testing, public service and prison. Penalties range in severity based on prior convictions, the amount of drugs involved, the type of drug(s) involved and whether or not there was intent to sell.
Contrary to popular belief, there is no “small amount” exception. Even if you are charged with possession of a small amount of illegal prescription drugs, you can face serious consequences. For example, even if you are caught with four or fewer pills, you may still be charged with a criminal offense in New Jersey. The drugs don’t have to be on your person; they can be in your bag or found in your car. If law enforcement believes these drugs are in your control, you will be facing serious prescription drug charges.
No matter what degree of prescription drug crime you are facing, it is in your best interest to contact an experienced defense attorney immediately. Our experienced team of criminal defense lawyers will fight against to protect your rights and your future. If you choose our experienced team of criminal defense attorneys we maybe able to get you into pre-trial intervention which will help you avoid jail time. Contact Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC for swift, aggressive defense against prescription drug crimes in New Jersey.
If you’ve been charged with a prescription drug crime in any New Jersey city, including Newark, Jersey City, Woodbridge or Union, contact an attorney at Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC right away. We will discuss your charges with you in a free initial consultation. If you decide to hire one of our experienced criminal defense lawyers, we will get to work right away to defend your rights and work tirelessly to fight your prescription drug charges. Contact us today for sound legal representation.