Have you or a loved one been accused of drug possession? If so, they may be facing serious legal consequences. Drug possession is one of the most common drug offenses charged in Virginia and, unlike other states that have eased their possession laws, our state continues to classify many of these crimes as a felony offense.
I am Andrew J. Cornick, Attorney at Law, and clients can come to my firm confident their case will be handled by experienced counsel with an insightful perspective on our court system. As a former prosecutor, I'm well-versed in how our justice system pursues these convictions and what can be done to ensure the rights interests of my clients remain an absolute priority throughout every stage of their case.
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In the Code of Virginia, §18.2-250 makes the act of "possession of controlled substances unlawful." Because the severity of drug offenses like possession depends on many factors, they must be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
Factors that dictate the severity of a possession charge include:
Those found with Schedule I or II substances will be charged with a felony offense. All other possession offenses involving substances in other categories will likely be charged as a misdemeanor. For more information on your case, what penalties you could be facing, and what my firm can do to resolve this matter as quickly and favorably as possible, call me today.
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