With the ever-increasing prevalence of illegal drug use, strict laws have been enacted to combat both possession and distribution. This has led to convictions for many juveniles and others who have simply lost control of their lives and need counseling, not punishment. If you have been arrested for or charged with a drug crime, it is vital to have a skilled Seattle drug crimes attorney at your side.
The James Newton Law team has more than 60 years of combined experience aggressively and successfully handling a full range of state and federal criminal drug charges. As skilled drug DUI attorneys and Seattle juvenile lawyers, we stand ready to fight your charges, including possession, manufacturing, distribution and drug-related weapons offenses.
In Washington, possession of any controlled substance other than 40 grams or less of marijuana is a Class C felony punishable by up to five years in prison and $10,000 in fines. The term controlled substance refers to illegal drugs including:
If you are accused of manufacturing or distributing these substances, the amount of prison time and fines increase significantly. And if you are accused of using a gun in the course of committing a drug crime, you will likely face severe federal and state charges. You need a Seattle criminal defense lawyer to present a strong case on your behalf. We have the experience and tenacity to do so and to fight aggressively for your best outcome.
Along with possession of marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine and other narcotics, the skilled Seattle drug defense attorneys of the Law Offices of James Newton, PLLC, handle a full range of drug crime cases, including:
Conviction on drug charges can destroy your reputation and your livelihood. A strong defense is your best opportunity to avoid conviction. Rely on an experienced James Newton Law felony attorney in Seattle to provide thorough defense and outstanding guidance every step of the way.
When you are facing criminal drug charges, we can help. Call us at 206.389.1855 or contact the Law Offices of James Newton, PLLC online for an immediate appointment. With offices conveniently located throughout the state, we have defended people from Everett to Puyallup, North Bend to Fife and Ballard to Olympia. We take your call 24 hours a day.