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Drug Crimes – Arizona Criminal Defense Attorney

Drug Offenses Defense Attorney In Phoenix, AZ

Drug Charges/Crimes & Illegal Search & Seizure

The state of Arizona has some of the strictest drug laws in the country for both possession and selling. If convicted, one can face significant amounts of prison time.

Possession of Dangerous Drugs for example, is a class four felony pursuant to A.R.S. 13-3407. Selling or transporting dangerous drugs for sale is a prison mandatory offense in Arizona even if it is the first time you have ever been in trouble with the law. Dangerous Drugs for Sale carries a mandatory prison sentence of no less than 5 years up to 15 years flat for the first drug sale offense under ARS 13-3407(e). If you have a conviction for Dangerous Drug sales then any subsequent conviction for Dangerous Drugs for Sales has a sentencing exposure of 10-15-20 years in the department of corrections pursuant to ARS 13-3407(e) These would be flat calendar years, meaning you serve every single day of that sentence in prison.

Dangerous drugs, pursuant to A.R.S. 13-3401, can be any number of listed drugs or chemical components. Several examples would be methamphetamine, MDA, LSD, Mescaline, mushroom (psilocybin), bath salts, MDMA, and many more.

Narcotic drug possession and sales are also heavily penalized in Arizona pursuant to A.R.S. 13-3408. Narcotic drugs can be any opiate, cocaine, crack, fentanyl, carfentanil, clonitazene, and even cannabis pursuant to A.R.S. 13-3401.  Use or possession of prescription drugs without the valid prescription pursuant to A.R.S. 13-3406.

Let The Litwak Law Group Defend Your Rights

When facing these types of criminal charges, make sure your future is in the hands of an experienced criminal defense lawyers. Mr. Litwak regularly litigates 4th and 5th amendment violations related to drug sales and possession. He stays up to date with any and all new case law regarding 4th amendment search and seizure violations. You need an attorney to form an early and aggressive strategy, to obtain and review all evidence, and conduct interviews so that the appropriate legal issues can be spotted and challenged in the Arizona Courts.

The Litwak Law Group works on your behalf to make sure you have the best possible defense to either win your case at trial or obtain the best possible result short of trial.