Drug Crime Defense Attorneys Las Vegas, NV
Are you facing drug crime charges for marijuana, cocaine or heroin possession in the Las Vegas or Laughlin, NV areas? Were you caught selling illegal drugs or illegally obtained prescription medications anywhere in Clark County, Nevada? If so you need the help of our Las Vegas drug crime defense lawyers.
Nevada Controlled Substances Act & Drug Crime Penalties
The state of Nevada is very strict when it comes to drugs, narcotics and controlled substances. All drugs, recreational drugs, narcotics, pain medications and other prescription medications are addressed in the Nevada Controlled Substances Act.These drugs include, but are not limited to:
- methamphetamine & crystal meth
- Xanax, Percocet, Vicodin, Norco’s, Flexeril, Ambien, Lunesta, Valium, Fentantyl
These substances are listed under the state and federal Schedules for controlled substances, and any illegal act involving them may be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony. This depends on the nature of the drug and the amount in question. Should you be facing drug charges of any kind you need the help or our Las Vegas drug crime defense lawyers.
Get the defense you need for your pending drug possession charges and or drug paraphernalia charges by former Chief Deputy District Attorney Gregory D. Knapp. Dial (702) 380-4199 for a free case eval. You can also email Mr. Knapp here. Proudly serving all of Clark County, Nevada including Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson, Boulder City, Primm, Mesquite, Nye County and Lincoln, County.
Cases Our Las Vegas Drug Crime Defense Lawyers Handle
Some of the most common drug crimes in Las Vegas and the surrounding areas include:
- Drug possession
- Drug possession with Intent to Distribute
- Drug sales
- Drug trafficking
- Drug manufacturing
- Drug paraphernalia possession
If you are charged with any of these or other drug crimes, you could face years-or even decades-in prison, as well as an astronomical fine. You will forever have a mark on your record and will find it difficult to succeed in a career due to your conviction. Your best decision after being arrested for a drug crime would be to hire our Las Vegas drug crime defense lawyers as soon as possible.
Defending Drug Crimes In Las Vegas
When you come to our Las Vegas drug crime defense lawyers for help, there are a number of effective defense strategies that they may implement on your behalf. First, they may be able to prove that the police conducted an unlawful search and seizure. According to the 4th Amendment, police may search your belongings only with a warrant or your consent. If they did not have either of those, then they are not permitted to submit their findings as evidence.
Another defense for your case may be that the drugs belonged to another person. If another person had control over or access to the area in which the drugs were found, then ownership can be questioned. The prosecution may not be able to prove that the drugs belonged to you and not another person who had access to the drugs.
If police officers entrapped you into taking the drugs or passing them on to someone else, then I may be able to get your case dismissed. It is illegal for government officials to pressure individuals into committing a crime that they might not have otherwise committed. Seek out my firm if you want further information about the defenses that can be applied to your case!
Let Our Las Vegas Drug Crime Defense Attorneys Help
For well over a decade, I have represented clients in and around Las Vegas who are facing serious criminal charges. I have handled hundreds of cases and am thoroughly experienced in trial cases. Drug crime charges can have a detrimental effect on your career and your life, so take action today. Call my firm to discuss your defense and find out exactly how I can obtain a reduction or dismissal of your charges. With my help, you can avoid the serious consequences of a drug crime conviction.
Contact Our Las Vegas Drug Crime Defense Lawyers Today
As a former Chief Deputy District Attorney in Clark County, Mr. Knapp has extensive understanding in the area of prosecution as well as criminal defense. Today, he uses his first-hand insight to thoroughly defend clients from all types of drug crime charges. Contact our Las Vegas drug crime defense lawyers right away to set up a free case evaluation. Mr. Knapp has more than 16 years of legal experience and handle every of my client’s cases personally. Never once will your case be handed to an inexperienced paralegal or junior associate.
Our Las Vegas drug crime defense attorneys serve those facing criminal, drug, DUI and traffic offense charge in all of Clark County, Nevada. This includes Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson, Primm, Boulder City, Mountains Edge, Jean, Arden, Nelson, Sloan & Mesquite, NV.