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DRUGS AND NARCOTICS
|Possessing even small amounts of methamphetamine (meth),
cocaine, heroin, marijuana, ecstasy, LSD, or crack can result in serious jail
| Even minor drug convictions have serious consequences. We
represent clients in both State and Federal Court helping avoid or lessen the
harsh penalties associated with a drug conviction. Due to the "War on Drugs"
and the Patriot Act, many good people are charged with drug crimes. A felony
drug conviction can burden people for the rest of their lives, affecting their
ability to find quality employment.
|Drug cases we have successfully handled
|Frequent Louisiana Drug Charges|| Marijuana: Possession of even a small amount
of marijuana is a crime in Louisiana. There is no exception for non-prescribed,
medicinal use. Second (or subsequent) convictions are felonies.
|Cocaine:||Cocaine is a felony grade
drug regardless of the amount. Many judges give jail time on first possessions
even with a clean criminal record.
|Meth:||Methamphetamine, Crystal Meth, or Speed is a felony regardless of quantity. Manufacture or distribution often involves lengthy jail sentence.|
|Club Drugs:||LSD, GHB, Ketamine, Ecstacy, Poppers. Most "club drugs" are felonies and their possession can result in felony convictions.|
|Illegal Prescription Drugs:|| Louisiana is one of the few states that
criminalizes possession of medicaitons if they are not in the pharmacy-issued
bottles. Unless you have the proper prescription, any medicaiton can be
Prescription medicaitons borrowed from a friend or obtained "on the street" are considered illegal and subject you to the possibility of harsh penalties.
|Drug Paraphernalia:|| Exotic smoking pipes and
even dietary scales may be considered by law enforcement to be drug related.
Often, the only difference between an item being legal and illegal is the
opinion of the officer.
One client was even charged with drug paraphernalia for possession a spoon in a camping kit.
We represent clients throughout Louisiana, including the communities of Baton Rouge, Gonzales, Livingston, Plaquemine, Shreveport, Thibodaux, Lafayette, Hammond, Covington, Iowa, Jennings, Assumption, Slidell, Metairie, Kenner, New Orleans, Houma, and others including East Baton Rouge Parish, West Baton Rouge Parish, Ascension, Assumption, Jefferson Davis, St. Tammany, Jefferson, Iberville, Lafourche, Terrebonne, Livingston, Lafayette, Tangipahoa, St. Martin, Assumption, Rapides, and Amite Parish, LA.