Illegally obtaining, using or distributing prescription drugs can result in criminal charges that may have devastating long-term effects, impeding your ability to get a job and a home, or to obtain or keep a professional license.
With decades of combined experience dealing with drug fraud and VUCSA (Violation of Uniform Controlled Substance Act) charges, the Seattle forged prescription attorneys of the Law Offices of James Newton, PLLC work diligently with authorities to understand your charges and minimize your possible consequences.
Throughout Washington and across the country, an increase in addiction to and abuse of medicines such as muscle relaxers, anti-anxiety drugs and painkillers is triggering a rise in prescription forgery for both personal use and profit. If you have been arrested for or charged with prescription drug fraud, contact a Seattle criminal lawyer at the Law Offices of James Newton, PLLC immediately. We know exactly how to combat charges of prescription fraud that may include:
Washington State has very strict laws regarding prescription drug crimes. A conviction may result in expensive fines, probation or jail time. The experienced Seattle drug crimes lawyers of James Newton Law investigate your charges thoroughly and fight aggressively to protect your freedom and your future.
Planning a drug crime defense as soon as possible after your arrest greatly improves your chances of success. With federal prescription drug charges, the ideal time to begin is the moment you believe that you may be under investigation. As with all federal crimes, such as possession and trafficking, the opportunity to get your charges dropped is short. And harsh sentencing guidelines typically call for many years in prison.
If you are arrested on felony or misdemeanor prescription drug charges, contact the Law Offices of James Newton, PLLC without delay. One of our skilled felony lawyers in Seattle will meet with you promptly to discuss the unique circumstances of your case and give you a chance to achieve the best possible outcome.
If you have been charged with prescription forgery, 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 serve clients everywhere in Washington, including Tacoma, Kent and surrounding areas in King County. We take your call 24 hours a day.