If you have been arrested in Maryland due to the selling or possession of drugs you are probably facing severe charges. There are certain types of drug charges depending upon the circumstance at hand. For those people caught with a large amount it could result in drug possession with the intent to sell, drug transportation and even drug trafficking. Depending upon the quantity, packaging and other determinations could result in a felony or misdemeanor. For instance if you are caught with a small quantity of marijuana the charges may result in a misdemeanor, while a large quantity with the intent to sell could result in a felony.
It is important for your attorney to establish his case by fully understanding the complexity of both types of criminal charges. The prosecution will always press for more severe charges while the defense team will try to negotiate or even get the case dismissed depending upon the how the case was handle from the time of the arrest to the evidence handled.
A Maryland drug lawyer will establish his case by interviewing a client and finding out the full facts behind the case. They will first need to know from his or her client what type of drug were on them at the time of the arrest. Some of the more common drugs include:
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Charges resulting from a drug bust or arrest could be determined by what type of drug the person arrested had on them at the time of the arrest. While most drugs possession or trafficking are considered serious, the type of drug that you were in possession at the time of the arrest could determine what type of penalties you are facing.
It is important when you have been arrested for a drug charge in Maryland, you contact a Maryland criminal lawyer that has experience in handling drug related crimes.
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Article written by Chris E. He writes article for Maryland Criminal Lawyers. Our Maryland criminal lawyers are experienced in handling drug related crimes and other facets of criminal law for the state of MD. For more information or if you have a question please contact us at 410.620.0443.
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