Drug Crime Attorney in Glendale

At The Law Offices of Wade J. Skalsky, we represent individuals in all walks of life who have been accused of drug crimes in Glendale, California. If you are charged with the simple possession of marijuana or a serious drug trafficking offense, our firm can help you fight your charges and help you work toward the best possible result for your case. If you have been arrested for any type of drug crime, speak with our Glendale criminal defense lawyer at your earliest convenience.

Controlled Substances Act

The Law Offices of Wade J. Skalsky has strong experience representing individuals who are accused of various types of drug charges under the Controlled Substance Act, which is a consolidation of laws that regulate the manufacture, possession, and distribution of controlled substances. Under this law, narcotics are broken down into five categories which are known as schedules. Schedule 1 offenses are those involving the most addictive and dangerous narcotics.

Types of Drug Crimes

There are many different types of drug crimes that an individual can be faced with in California.

Common types of drug crimes include:

  • Manufacturing - Based on California Health and Safety Code § 11379.6 HS, manufacturing controlled substances is illegal. There are a number of defenses that can be used, including that you are a victim of mistaken identity or your acts were only of a preparatory nature.
  • Possession - If you are charged with the possession of a controlled substance found under the Health and Safety Code, you can face severe penalties. You can be charged with a felony offense for the possession of a controlled substance, which equates to up to three years in prison.
  • Distribution / Trafficking - Transporting illegal narcotics is against the law in the United States and the penalties associated with this offense are very harsh. Under the California Health and Safety Code, there are a variety of sections that focus on this offense.

For further information on how your case can be handled, do not wait to contact our Glendale criminal defense attorneys! Call today at (818) 869-6643!

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