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Types of Drug Cases in California Handled by Our Firm

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Drug crimes are those that involve the use, possession, or distribution of controlled substances. It is a common misconception that a charge can only be levied against a person if they commit an offense with an illegal drug. The possession of prescription medications can also be a crime if the person caught in physical control of the substance did not have a valid prescription.

Contact the Law Office of Christopher P. Welch about any of the following drug charges:

If you've been accused of a drug crime in the Ventura area, seek legal defense immediately. Because government and criminal investigations often become "rushes to judgment," the defendant's constitutional rights can be overlooked and violated.

With Mr. Welch on your side, this may not be the case. As a former prosecutor, our drug crime attorney in Ventura actively works to protect the rights of our clients in all types of drug-related offenses. The Law Office of Christopher P. Welch can work toward a favorable outcome on your behalf, and we have achieved many successful case results in the past!

Contact Attorney Welch at (805) 467-6542 for a free case evaluation. We are available 24/7.

Penalties for Drug Crime Charges

The punishments you could face upon conviction for a drug crime will depend on the degree of the offense, penalties include:

  • Fines
  • Jail time
  • Probation
  • Loss of income or loss of employment
  • Mandatory drug, alcohol, and/or psychological counseling

Drug crime penalties can double when the offense occurs near a school or when it involves minors. If you forego your right to legal representation and you are ultimately convicted, you could experience difficulty in obtaining any future job that requires government or security clearance.

How Search & Seizure Laws in California Can Help Your Defense!

California’s search and seizure laws can play a significant role in the defense of drug crime cases. When law enforcement officials are investigating an alleged offense, they are expected o abide by certain rules of conduct during the search of a person, their home, or their car. If these rules are not strictly followed, the officer violated the individual's protections. As such, the charges made against them could be invalidated.

Why Choose Us As Your Crime Crime Lawyer

If you’re facing charges for any type of drug crime, and you feel your rights were violated during the investigation, call our Ventura attorney to review the facts of your circumstances. We’ll look at every detail leading up to your arrest to determine whether an illegal search and seizure was involved and if we can file a motion to have the evidence suppressed.

Learn more about how our drug crime attorney in Ventura can defend you by contacting us today at (805) 467-6542!

The Stories that Matter

See What Our Previous Clients Have to Say
  • “Mr. Welch took care of all my worries and concerns while clearing my name through all the false accusations. I was more than happy with the outcome we were awarded”

    - James D.
  • “Mr. Welch communicated with us every step of the way, making us feel comfortable in his capable hands going through the worst situations our family has faced. We are forever grateful for his help, and can not recommend him enough. If you or a loved one are”

    - Lynette D.
  • “As an Attorney, he went above and beyond the call of duty to meet my legal needs. I recommend Mr. Welch for any legal counsel 100%. Chris will always reply to your messages or any questions right away and is very courteous and personable!”

    - Janet O.

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