Compassionate Legal Guidance For Prescription Drug Defense
Prescription drugs start off for many as a pain reliever after surgery or an accidental injury, prescribed by a doctor. Unfortunately, many become addicted and find another way to obtain the drugs after their prescription runs out.
When you face charges for possession of prescription drugs without a prescription in Georgia, it can be daunting to face the criminal justice system perhaps for the first time. Our lawyers understand how the state of Georgia approaches such cases and how much of a priority these cases have become. We will protect your rights while prioritizing your health, well-being and any medical treatment you may require.
Potential Consequences Of Schedule II Drugs
Many prescription drugs, including opiate painkillers, are categorized as Schedule II drugs in Georgia. This classification includes drugs that have a high potential for abuse and dependency by the user. Such consequences that could accompany charges for possession of such substances include:
- Steep fines
- Jail time of up to 15 years
- Loss of driving privileges
- More severe penalties for subsequent convictions
Such charges can also mark the start of your criminal record. This can affect everything from your employment and future opportunities to your education, professional licenses and anything requiring a background check.
Experienced Defense And Personalized Service
Attorneys Cindy Manning and Holly Peace have years of experience in fighting drug charges from the other side of the aisle as Georgia prosecutors. We utilize our experience to benefit your case by challenging the prosecution and exploiting weaknesses in the case against you.
We also understand that imprisonment, fines and other penalties that come with a conviction might not be what you need at this time. If you need help with addiction, we can provide you with resources and care to help move you in a positive direction while we aggressively defend your case.
You Don’t Have To Face These Charges Alone
For those facing first-time charges, the criminal justice system can be overwhelming and your rights may be in question. We will protect your freedom. Schedule a free consultation at our Peachtree City office to discuss your case with us and learn more about how we can assist. Call us at 678-257-2434 or email us through our online form.