Due to its highly addictive nature, heroin is prosecuted very seriously in Ohio, even if you are caught with only a small amount on your person. As one of the most dangerous substances available, it is classed as a Schedule I drug. We can help you challenge your charges and fight the jail time that comes with a conviction. Get our Cleveland drug crime attorneys on your side today!
As members of the Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Henderson, Mokhtari & Weatherly Co. L.P.A. has handled countless drug charges and secured favorable results for clients time and time again. With our extensive experience, we understand that the burden of proof lies with the prosecutors. This means that crafting a strong defense against any accusations will be key in keeping you clear of any convictions. Turn to our team for the protection you need at this critical time.
Like other drugs, when it comes to possession of heroin, your specific punishment will depend on the amount in your possession, along with your criminal history.
Penalties for a conviction can include:
If there are other crimes involved, such as possession with the intent to distribute, sales, or trafficking, you could face even more severe consequences.
When you hire our firm, you can be confident knowing that our Cleveland drug crime lawyers will work in your favor to contest your charges and clear your name. It may be possible to forego jail time with a plea bargain or to secure alternative sentencing, such as enlisting in a drug abuse program.
Regardless of the details of your alleged offense, Henderson, Mokhtari & Weatherly Co. L.P.A. can fight on your behalf to keep you from a conviction. We have handled all manner of drug offenses in our history and we can provide the legal defense you need!
Call today for your free consultation where we can go over all your legal options.