Do you need a lawyer for possession of drug paraphernalia
Although it may not seem like it, possession of drug paraphernalia is a very serious crime in the state of Missouri. It’s also one of the more common drug offenses charged in the St. Louis area. Unfortunately, many people make the mistake of dismissing the serious nature of the charges. If you find yourself facing a drug paraphernalia charge it would be in your best interest to hire Combs Law Group and Chris Combs, a reputable St. Louis criminal defense attorney. We can help you avoid some of the more serious consequences of a drug paraphernalia charges on your life. If you contact us today we will work with you on a free case evaluation and provide you with our best assessment of your legal situation.
The nature of drug paraphernalia offenses
Typically a drug paraphernalia charge is the result of the police finding someone in possession of the tools, materials, or products that are known to be used for producing or ingesting illegal drugs. That can include anything from pipes to syringes as well as scales and bags. Most drug paraphernalia charges are filed as misdemeanors, but for those involved in drug manufacturing and distribution, it could mean a felony charge. More importantly, if you’re convicted of a drug paraphernalia charge, the penalties can include up to 1 year in jail and fines of $1000-$2000. It can also include probation stipulations such as random drug testing. In order to avoid some of the more serious sides of these penalties, you should hire Combs Law Group. We’ll work aggressively to get you the best outcomes possible for your drug paraphernalia case. By hiring Combs Law Group as your criminal defense lawyer you increase your chances of reduced fines and penalties, and possibly avoiding probation altogether.
Why Combs Law Group
Finding the right St. Louis criminal defense lawyer is a difficult task for anyone, and we’re glad you’re considering Combs Law Group. There are hundreds of St. Louis criminal lawyers out there and it’s hard to determine who is right for your particular situation. We are a unique firm because our mission is to provide our clients with personalized legal services. You won’t get lost in our firm like you might in some of the larger firms in town. Our lead attorney Chris Combs will work with you directly from day one and you’ll have access to him 24/7 to ask any questions you have about your case. Chris has an exceptional reputation as one of the best St. Louis criminal defense lawyers in the area. He started his firm several years ago after practicing criminal law at Rosenblum, Schwarts, Rogers & Glass P.C. Now he runs his own firm, and over the past several years he’s been able to build a law firm that’s focused on client satisfaction. We urge you to review our client feedback to see what previous clients are saying about working with Chris and Combs Law Group. When you’re ready, please contact us for a free case evaluation.