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Navigating NYC Drug Offenses: State Drug Crimes

On Behalf of | Dec 14, 2023 | State Crimes

In the state jurisdiction, Samantha Chorny, a former prosecutor with extensive experience in criminal law, understands the gravity of drug charges and fights vigorously for the rights of individuals facing state-level drug offenses.

Understanding Drug Crimes in the State Jurisdiction

Drug crimes encompass a broad spectrum of offenses involving the possession, sale, or manufacture of illegal drugs. Ms. Chorny is well-versed in the intricacies of drug crime law, offering invaluable insights and a staunch defense for those charged with offenses such as possession, sale, manufacturing, or trafficking of controlled substances.

Penalties for State-Level Drug Crimes

Penalties for state-level drug crimes are stringent and can include jail time, fines, probation, and mandatory drug treatment. SMC Law Firm emphasizes the importance of having an experienced attorney to navigate the complex process of a court case, as the consequences of a conviction can significantly impact an individual’s ability to return to normalcy.

Protecting Rights: Search and Seizure Rights in Drug Crime Cases

For individuals arrested for a drug crime, understanding search and seizure rights is paramount. SMC Law Firm underscores that the police cannot search homes or vehicles without a warrant unless they have probable cause to believe a crime has been committed. If a search occurs without a warrant, the evidence found may be subject to suppression in court, highlighting the importance of a knowledgeable attorney in safeguarding clients’ rights.

SMC Law Firm‘s commitment to staying abreast of recent legal developments and providing strategic defenses ensures that individuals facing drug-related charges receive the support and guidance they need during these challenging times. Whether navigating federal drug trafficking charges or state-level drug offenses, the firm’s comprehensive approach stands as a beacon for those seeking a robust defense in the complex landscape of NYC drug laws.