Being charged with any type of drug-related offense can be stressful, intimidating and confusing. If you find yourself in this position, it is imperative that you take immediate action. The state of Ohio has some of the toughest drugs laws in the entire country. At the VanNoy Firm, our experienced Troy drug charges lawyers are standing by, ready to work aggressively to protect your legal rights, financial interests, and freedom.
For the most part, drug charges are brought under Ohio state law. Ohio has an official list of ‘controlled substances’ that are restricted. All drugs included on this list are categorized into schedules, and can only be possessed or distributed in very limited circumstances, if at all. Some examples of controlled substances that are most often at issue in Troy, OH drugs cases include:
Beyond the many different drugs that can potentially lead to criminal charges, there are different things that you can be charged with. The severity of drug charges can vary dramatically depending on the facts of your case. Alarmingly, Ohio prosecutors are known to charge drug crimes in a very aggressive manner, trying to put pressure on the defendant. At the VanNoy Firm our Troy drug defense attorneys can help you with any of the following charges:
We Will Protect Your Constitutional Rights
Ohio police officers and prosecutors must always uphold their duty to protect your constitutional rights. These rights include freedom from unreasonable searches and seizures. If your rights were violated in any manner during your arrest, we will help you fight back, getting unlawfully obtained evidence excluded from your case and maybe even getting the charges dismissed.
We Will Make Prosecutors Prove their Case
You can only be convicted of a drug offense under Ohio law if the prosecutors can prove of all of the required elements of the crime in question. Charges must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. We will review the case against you to ensure that the prosecution is not bringing charges without sufficient evidence.
We Will Work to Get You Into Ohio Drug Court
Finally, in many drug offense cases, the best thing you can do is to focus on reducing your punishment. Depending on the facts of your case, and your personal background, you may be eligible for Miami County, Ohio Drug Court.
At the VanNoy Firm, our Troy defense attorneys have extensive experience handling drug crimes charges in Western Ohio. If you or a loved one is facing drug charges, please call us today at (937) 952-5043 to schedule your initial legal consultation. We represent clients in Troy and throughout Miami County.
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