All drug charges are serious charges. In Pennsylvania, these charges can lead to time behind bars if you are convicted. The effects of these charges don’t end with what the criminal justice system doles out if you are convicted. A drug-related conviction can have many other effects.
We know that facing drug charges, including simple possession or drug trafficking, can be a difficult experience. We know that the prospect of years behind bars for one criminal charge seems harrowing. There isn’t a way that we can promise you a specific outcome to your case; however, we can promise you that we will fight to ensure that your rights are upheld throughout the process.
When it comes to drug charges, you might face state charges or federal charges. Both types of charges are very serious. If you are convicted of state or federal charges that are considered felony charges, you will be branded as a felon for the rest of your life. This means that you lose certain freedoms and might have difficulties with certain aspects of your life.
You might find it hard to find a job since most applications ask if you have been convicted of a felony and some jobs do criminal background checks. You might also have trouble finding a place to live, especially if you have to rent because criminal background checks are becoming more common for rentals.
Thinking about all of these issues can be difficult. They all provide a good reason for you to put together the best defense possible. We can help you to explore the possible defense options that you might use in your case.