Colorado Springs Methamphetamine Lawyers
Whether it’s your first time being charged with possession of methamphetamine, or you’ve experienced this before, the threat of a conviction is harrowing. We understand the stress, fear, and frustration you’re feeling right now.
The consequences of a meth-related conviction can be severe, and many people charged with these types of crimes feel hopeless and alone—but it doesn’t have to be that way. Having an experienced attorney by your side can make all the difference, even if the evidence seems stacked against you. It’s time to call Anaya McKedy.
Penalties for Meth Crimes
If you’re facing charges related to the possession of methamphetamine, or its sale or manufacture, you already know that the situation is a severe one. The Colorado law enforcement and court systems aggressively pursue charges related to meth, and the consequences of a conviction can be life-altering. Some of these consequences may include:
- Limited employability, and being restricted from pursuing certain careers at all
- Personal damages
- Professional damages
- Restriction of your constitutional rights
- Prison time
It’s nearly impossible for an individual to fight these types of charges on their own due to the aggressiveness with which they’re pursued. It’s essential to retain an attorney as soon as possible so that they can help you avoid some or all these consequences. The sooner you retain an attorney, the sooner they can review your case and determine the options available to you.
The possession for meth, in the state of Colorado, is always a felony—even if it’s just a tiny amount, due in part to the fact that it’s a schedule II substance. It’s considered to be a highly addictive drug, and possession of less than 2 grams is a class 6 felony that can result in up to 3 years of prison time. Possession of more than 2 grams is a class 4 felony and can carry a prison sentence of up to 12 years. The sale or manufacturing of meth can be a class 3 felony, with even more severe consequences.
The sooner you retain an attorney, the more options you’ll have available. Your lawyer will review your case to see whether or not the law enforcement involved in making the arrest followed proper procedures. More often than you might suspect, they don’t and trample the rights of the defendant in the process.
These intentional or unintentional deviations from policy can be instrumental for criminal lawyers in building a strong defense. Your previous criminal history, or lack thereof, can also affect the outcome.
Contact Anaya McKedy Today
Whether this is the first time you’ve been charged with a crystal meth-related crime (or any drug crimes), or you have a criminal history, it’s important to contact us as soon as possible so that your rights are protected.