Whether you are facing charges in Federal or New York State Court, a case involving even a small amount of illegal drugs can carry life changing penalties. In all drug cases there are a number of different resolutions for every possible case and you need an experienced attorney to minimize the long-term consequences of your case. Adam Perlmutter and his team of attorneys have years of experience defending against drug charges throughout New York State and in federal court.
For years New York drug laws were the strictest in the entire country. Recent revisions have allowed for some individuals to avoid lengthy prison sentences and criminal records by entering into treatment programs. These programs, however, are not automatic, and you need an attorney who knows how to work with the court and prosecutor for the best possible outcome. More information relevant to your particular case is available below.
Facing any federal charge can feel overwhelming, but federal drug laws present an additional set of challenges. Federal charges carry heavy penalties for even first offenses, and repeat offenders can quickly face life in prison. Often times an individual charged with a federal drug crime is alleged to be part of a larger conspiracy which drastically increases individuals potential sentence. More information relevant to your particular case is below.