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Bucks County Drug Crimes Attorney

Drug Crimes Attorney Located in Holland, PA

If you have been arrested for violating drug laws in Pennsylvania, you can face serious consequences if convicted. It is critical that upon being charged with a drug offense in Pennsylvania that you retain the services of an experienced criminal defense attorney who will fight to protect your rights. Attorney Newman will vigorously represent you at this difficult time in your life. For a consultation, contact The Law Office of Neal E. Newman.

Drug Crimes in Pennsylvania

Examples of drugs, the possession of which can result in criminal charges and conviction with potentially serious consequences, are:

  • Marijuana
  • Cocaine
  • Heroin
  • Methamphetamine
  • Designer drugs

It should be noted however, Pennsylvania provides for certain diversionary programs for first-time offenders. Some examples of these programs include:

  • Accelerated Rehabilitative Disposition (ARD)
  • Flat sentencing
  • House arrest
  • Work release

Mr. Newman will explore a client’s eligibility for any or all of these programs.

Marijuana Offenses

The consequence of an arrest for marijuana may depend on the amount in one’s possession. A second or subsequent conviction may increase the penalty. It should be noted that if a person is convicted of a drug crime within one thousand feet of a school or two hundred and fifty feet of a playground, additional penalties may apply.

Other Drugs

The consequences of a conviction for possession of other drugs, including cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, and other designer drugs can vary depending on the amount and circumstances in possession of the defendant as well as prior record. Therefore, it is essential to have legal representation for such charges.

Contact a Bucks County Drug Offense Attorney

Attorney Neal E. Newman has provided legal services to the people of Pennsylvania for over 45 years.  Mr. Newman provides an attentive, client-tailored approach to the law by fully understanding the circumstances of the case, exploring all legal defenses, and fighting for the future of his clients. If you have been arrested with drugs, contact the Law Office of Neal E. Newman today.

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