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Even if it was for your personal use and it is your first offense, conviction for possession of methamphetamine can land you in jail. For a first-time offender in possession of less than 5 grams, you receive a sentence of up to one year in jail and a fine of up to $5,000. For a second offense, the possible sentence is two years, and a third-time offender may receive three years in jail. Possession of 5 grams or more carries a mandatory minimum of three years.
If you have been arrested for meth possession, you need strong, effective and determined defense representation as soon as possible.
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Criminal Defense for Possession of a Controlled Substance
Applebaum & Associates is a team of experienced criminal defense attorneys that aggressively defends people charged with possession of a controlled substance and other drug crimes. We leave no stone unturned, examining the evidence against you, challenging its admission whenever possible and working to obtain positive outcomes for our clients.
When defending you, we will pay particular attention to the techniques used by the police to discover the evidence. We seek to suppress illegally obtained evidence and challenge the prosecutor’s version of events whenever possible. Applebaum & Associates will work tirelessly to defend your rights and freedom at all times.
Defending Your Rights and Freedom With the Right Drug Lawyer
Some people facing possession of meth charges may be able to avoid conviction and jail time. If you are eligible and successfully complete the program, drug court or another diversion program can help you get treatment and counseling to help you overcome your drug problem. If you successfully complete the terms of the program, no conviction will be entered into your record.
At Applebaum & Associates, our drug possession lawyers have helped many people in this situation get the help they needed. If you are eligible and you want a drug court outcome, we will work with the prosecutor and court seeking it for you.
Contact a Lawyer
To discuss your case with an experienced and committed drug charge defense lawyer, contact Applebaum & Associates. We have offices in Bensalem, Allentown, Doylestown, Quakertown and Philadelphia to serve you better.