Fight Drug Trafficking Charges
Call Our Virginia Beach Drug Crime Lawyer!
Our Attorney George Holton Yates, is a former prosecutor who has overseen various drug crime cases over the years. We know every route that prosecutors take against defendants, and can use that insider knowledge to your advantage. If you are facing drug trafficking charges or any other drug crime, it is vital that you have passionate and vigorous legal representation behind you.
The Penalties for Drug Trafficking
The state will often conduct exhaustive investigations to trace the source of drugs, and how they are being trafficked. With that being said, the state places immense resources into combating drug crimes. If convicted of drug trafficking, this is a felony, and one could face serious penalties that include incarceration for several years and substantial fines.
The penalties for the first offense of drug trafficking may include the following:
- Incarceration from 5 and up to 40 years in prison
- Monetary fines that may cost up to $1 million
Furthermore, the penalties will only become enhanced for a second or subsequent charges, with a minimum of 10 years' incarceration and substantial fines. If you were facing federal drug the individual is facing federal drug trafficking charges, that person must face the federal courts, which can be significantly more severe. Do not hesitate to seek legal representation if you have been arrested—your life depends on it!
We are Available 24/7
If you are facing charges, we urge you to contact our firm as soon as possible. We take calls 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you and others in need. Our attorney is a board certified criminal defense attorney who has been at the helm of hundreds of trials and is a proven, trusted source for legal representation in the Virginia Beach area.
Request a confidential appointment today by calling (757) 785-0201 or filling out an online form.