Seattle Drug Crime Attorney
Defending Clients in Drug Cases in Seattle and the Surrounding Areas
Drug crime charges are a serious matter in the state of Washington. The
impact of a drug crime conviction can be far-reaching and long-lasting,
such as disqualifying you from federal financial aid as a student, hampering
future employment or career opportunities, and more.
Drug crimes include simple possession of illegal drugs such as:
- Unauthorized prescription drugs
More serious charges involve possession with intent to sell, distribution,
transportation, cultivation, manufacture, and trafficking. Ensuring that
you have skilled legal counsel for your defense is vital if you wish to
avoid harsh penalties and a future criminal record.
Seattle criminal defense attorney, Anne Wakefield has defended many clients facing various types of drug
charges. She is a skilled negotiator with city and state prosecutors and
has the legal abilities to thoroughly defend you in court. If you are
facing any type of drug charge, she advises you to contact Wakefield Penny,
PLLC to schedule a free, initial consultation so that you can discuss
your situation with a competent attorney. After reviewing and evaluating
your case, she can advise you on what needs to be done in your defense.
Drug Crimes in Washington State
Drug crimes, including the possession of drug paraphernalia, are outlined
in the Revised Code of Washington (RCW) Chapter 69.50. Penalties for these
offenses can be complicated, which is why you should consult with Anne
Wakefield about your particular situation and your legal options. Depending
on the type and quantity of drug involved, you may be charged with a misdemeanor
In some cases, you may qualify for an alternative program to jail. These
programs focus on rehabilitation for addiction as opposed to punishment.
Whatever your situation may be, you are encouraged to contact the Wakefield
Penny, PLLC so that an attorney can begin investigating and researching
the specific details of your case to help you achieve a better outcome.
Contact the Seattle drug crime lawyer at the firm if you are facing criminal charges related to illegal drugs
or prescriptions today.