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Phoenix Drug Crimes

Phoenix Drug Possession Lawyer

Phoenix Drug Crimes Criminal Attorney

Phoenix Drug possession charges in Arizona will result in serious criminal consequences in the state of Arizona. Even if this is your first or second offense, prosecutors may charge you with a felony and possibly sentence you to probation or jail time, depending on the controlled substance involved. Additionally, a felony drug conviction can affect future employment and housing opportunities. Only a skilled and aggressive Phoenix drug possession lawyer can defend your rights and protect your freedom. If you have been arrested or charged with any type of drug crime, do not hesitate to call The Law Office of James Novak today.

The Law Office of James Novak a greater Phoenix, Arizona law firm is skilled at building a solid defense against drug charges. We are dedicated to making sure our clients understand the charges they are facing and understand the Phoenix Arizona criminal justice process. If you or someone you know have been charged with or investigated for a drug offense, contact an attorney who will stand by you. Call James Novak Today at 480-413-1499 for your FREE consultation with an Arizona Drug Crimes Lawyer.

Strong defense against Phoenix Arizona drug crimes

As a Criminal Attorney for Drug Crimes, we are committed to defend the rights of people who have been accused of or charged with drug possession or any other drug related crime. As a drug possession lawyer we have the highly experienced in handling felony drug crime cases and have successfully represented a great number of people in the Phoenix metropolitan area and throughout Arizona.

At the Law Office of James Novak, we involve clients in every aspect of their drug defense case. We discuss the pros and cons of proceeding to trial, analyzing the evidence against you and recommending a course of action that we believe to be in your best interests. However, the ultimate decision about proceeding to trial is yours—the client's.

Phoenix Drug Crime Defense Attorney

If you were arrested or charged on a drug possession charge or any Arizona drug crime, James Novak a Phoenix criminal attorney will provide a strong defense. We will protect your rights and pursue the most favorable outcome possible. Your case is important to us.

Feel free to contact Phoenix drug possession lawyer James Novak to schedule your free confidential consultation today. Call us at 480-413-1499.

We use this approach with all types of drug crimes charges, from misdemeanors to felonies. The Phoenix drug cases we handle include:


  • Possession of Marijuana
  • Possession of Dangerous Drugs
  • Possession of Narcotic Drugs
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Possession for Sale/Manufacture/Production/Transportation

  • Possession of Marijuana for Sale
  • Production of Marijuana
  • Transportation of Marijuana for Sale
  • Possession of Dangerous Drugs for Sale
  • Manufacture of Dangerous Drugs
  • Transportation of Dangerous Drugs for Sale

A more specific breakdown of certain Arizona criminal drug charges includes:

  • Possession of Marijuana: Possession or sale of marijuana is aggressively prosecuted in Arizona.
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia: Drug paraphernalia includes pipes, razor blades, or even plastic bags for marijuana may be cause for a drug charge.
  • Methamphetamines: Selling or manufacturing methamphetamines can be charged as higher felony charges, depending upon the amount of the drug involved and other factors.
  • Cocaine: Possession or sale of either powder or crack cocaine can lead to serious felony charges.
  • Prescription Drugs: This can involve fake or forged prescriptions, and attempts to have legitimate prescriptions filled at multiple pharmacies.
  • Possession with Intent to Sell: Having large amounts of any controlled substance or packing equipment may lead to a charge of drug possession with intent to sell and the prosecutor may seek a prison sentence.
  • Drug Importation and Transportation: police and other law enforcement agencies are actively searching shipping centers such as UPS, DHL, the U.S. Postal Service, and FedEx. Charges could include drug trafficking.

Using our years of knowledge, education and experience of Phoenix drug laws to defend our clients. State drug sentences are stringent. The range of penalties for drug offenses depends on the drug, quantity and purpose of possession. It is more serious, for example, if you are charged with possessing marijuana with the intent to sell than if you are charged with possessing marijuana for personal use. In many instances, guidelines require mandatory sentencing based on the severity of the crime and the defendant's criminal history. These guidelines are usually followed by judges unless there are significant mitigating circumstances. Our Firm will present compelling arguments for lesser penalties, securing reduced sentences for clients.

Arizona Drug Conviction Consequences

Depending on the charges and your criminal history, being found guilty of a drug crime can have many potential consequences including:

  • Mandatory Prison
  • Mandatory Fines
  • Mandatory Drug Treatment
  • Jail
  • Probation
  • Community Service
  • Potential Suspension or Revocation of your License
  • Conviction of a Crime resulting in a Criminal Record
  • Loss of the right to Posses a Firearm
  • Loss of Voting Privileges
  • Loss of Employment and Future Employment Opportunities
  • Negative Impact Credit Applications
  • Seizure of vehicles or other property

Call Now

If you have been charged with a drug possession of marijuana, meth., cocaine, or another illegal drug, contact a criminal defense attorney. We offer a free initial consultation.

Call 24/7    (480) 413-1499 For Your Free Initial Consultation with an Attorney.

In addition to developing arguments for mitigating circumstances in sentencing, we focus on how evidence is presented by the prosecution. When you receive a drug possession charge it is imperative to have a strong defense. It doesn't matter if you have been wrongfully accused, if law enforcement has only a small amount or a vast amount of evidence against you, or whether this is your first or third offense. Our firm can provide you with the aggressive counsel you need. Our Phoenix drug crime Firm, and if needed, with the help of private investigators, can do the following:

  • Look for evidence that helps our defense
  • Challenge the charges
  • Review the probable cause
  • Determine if officer followed proper arrest procedures
  • Investigate if the search and seizure of the drugs was legal
  • File motions to have the charges dismissed or have the evidence suppressed
  • Contest the amount of the controlled substance cited in the charge
  • Develop arguments based on the difference between actual possession and constructive possession
  • And much more…

If you have been charged with a drug crime, contact our office to schedule a confidential FREE consultation. Call us at 480-413-1499.



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