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:

  • Cocaine
  • Heroin
  • Methamphetamines
  • 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.

As a 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 or felony.

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.

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