Mandatory Minimum Jail Time For Trafficking Convictions
Drug trafficking involves the sale or distribution of large quantities of illegal drugs or drug paraphernalia and can carry mandatory minimum time in prison. It is a serious charge with serious consequences, if you are convicted. Having effective and experienced legal counsel to defend you against this charge may help you minimize or avoid jail or prison time.
At Woody White Law PLLC, our attorneys will defend you against drug trafficking charges. Located in Wilmington, North Carolina, our attorneys have extensive knowledge of the local, state and federal courts and can use this knowledge to build you a strategic defense.
Penalties You Will Face If Convicted
North Carolina has mandatory minimum sentencing for drug trafficking. This means that you will automatically be sentenced to a minimum sentence if you are convicted of selling drugs or drug paraphernalia. It will not matter if you have a clean record or did not intend to sell the drugs; you will have to serve the minimum sentence. Federal drug trafficking convictions have the same requirement.
Hire Our Skilled Drug Trafficking Defense Attorneys
Regardless of whether you are charged with a North Carolina or federal drug trafficking charge, it is vital that you seek the help of a qualified and experienced attorney. Our lawyers have handled hundreds of drug trafficking cases. We will make sure you understand the possible penalties that you face.
To prepare your defense, our attorneys will investigate the circumstances of your arrest and determine if your rights were violated in any way. Our attorneys strive to lessen the charges against you in an effort to avoid mandatory jail time.
Experience. Dedication. Results.
We are dedicated to defending you against your drug trafficking charge. Contact a drug crimes attorney in New Hanover and Wilmington to talk about your charges.