Drug defense lawyers in Springfield, IL
Illinois and federal drug crimes involving possession, manufacturing, and distribution
Marijuana, crack, cocaine, methamphetamines (meth), heroin, club and prescription drugs. The war on illegal drugs continues. According to the Illinois Consortium on Drug Policy, the number of people incarcerated for drug offenses increased 12 percent recently. And a recent study by Pew’s Public Safety Performance Project shows over the past two decades, time served for drug offenses has increased 36 percent.
If you or a loved one have been arrested on state or federal drug charges, the attorneys at FeldmanWasser can help protect your rights and defend your liberties.
Vigorous Defense Against Drug Crimes
At FeldmanWasser in Springfield, IL, our defense lawyers are known for their legal acumen and skill. We can provide a hard-nosed defense for a wide variety of serious drug crimes in Illinois or federal court including:
- Drug possession
- Possession with intent to sell
- Drug distribution, trafficking or importation
- Manufacturing or cultivating drugs
- Drug conspiracies, including gang-related crimes
We can also help in asset forfeiture—when your car, boat, or other property has been seized by the government because it may have been used in the commission of a drug crime.
Dealing With the Feds
Today’s federal prosecutors have access to sophisticated technology and seemingly endless resources to help them build their case. The federal sentencing guidelines are harsh. And prosecutors are likely to pursue only those drug cases they think they’ll win.
Building an effective defense strategy requires an attorney with practical experience and street smarts. At FeldmanWasser, our criminal defense attorneys are knowledgeable, flexible, and able to hang tough while negotiating on your behalf.
We work with prosecutors and probation office–such as during the preparation of the pre-sentence investigation report–to help build a strong case for reduced prison time.
Dealing With the State of Illinois
At the state level, sentencing guidelines are different. Which means our skilled criminal defense team will be able to do more on your behalf.
So to protect your rights and best interests in any Illinois or federal drug-related case, contact FeldmanWasser now.