Cape Cod Possession of Steroids Lawyers
The Cape Cod steroid possession lawyer James Powderly of James Powderly represents people who are facing criminal charges for the possession of steroids. He knows that these charges can have a significant impact on your life, and a conviction could come with lasting financial, professional, and personal consequences. You don’t have to accept the charges against you, and James Powderly is ready to fight for you.
People charged with steroid possession may face serious consequences under federal and state drug laws, including prison time and hefty fines. This is why you should call James Powderly at (508) 343-0676 if you have been charged with possession of steroids. Regardless of how or when you were arrested, or whether or not you are a repeat offender, James Powderly will be there to protect you.
Do I Need A Lawyer?
Having an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side is critical to fighting the charges against you. An experienced criminal defense lawyer will understand how to help you get your steroid possession case dismissed or your charges reduced. The laws regarding steroid use and possession can be very detailed and confusing. This is because there may be overlapping laws which regulate steroids, including federal, state, and local laws. Moreover, being found in possession of steroids may be coupled with additional charges regarding the transportation or sale of steroids. The prosecutors involved may seek the maximum penalties possible while pursuing more than one criminal charge against you.
Thus, without a defense attorney, the prosecutor will be at a significant advantage. However, with an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side such as James Powderly, you will likely have a much better chance of presenting all available defenses and avoiding liability.
Why Choose James Powderly to Represent Me?
James Powderly‘s legal practice focuses entirely on criminal defense work and is committed to zealously advocating for his clients. He understands how Massachusetts criminal laws regulate steroid possession and the consequences of federal charges. As such, the legal team of James Powderly begin working for you immediately to secure the best evidence and to make sure we develop strong legal arguments.
You deserve to have a diligent defense attorney that is dedicated to protecting clients’ constitutional rights. James Powderly today to discuss your case with a free initial consultation.
Understanding Steroid Possession Charges
It can be hard to know where to start after being charged with possession. You may be worried about whether your employer, family, or other members of your community may react negatively. Those worries may be in addition to concern about the financial consequences of a large fine. [Firm-name] will discuss these concerns with you and help you consider your various legal options after being charged with possession of steroids. To help with this initial contemplation, we have included the answers to some frequently asked questions below.
What Federal Laws Regulate Steroid Possession?
Anabolic steroids are produced synthetically as a testosterone variant. The DOJ notes that doctors and veterinarians frequently prescribe steroids for various medical reasons. However, possession of anabolic steroids without a valid medical prescription is prohibited. Today, anabolic steroids are categorized as a Schedule III drug under the Controlled Substances Act.
According to the Drug Enforcement Administration, drugs are categorized as Schedule III because the potential for abuse is less than drugs listed as Schedule I or II. This categorization emerged as Congress began to tighten regulation and prosecution of steroid use in the late 1970s and 1980s. Later, Congress passed the Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 1990.
What Are The Possible Consequences For Steroid Possession?
Regulations and laws passed by Congress created the possibility of significant fines and imprisonment. First-time criminal charges for steroid possession may result in a $1,000 fine or up to a year in prison. With additional offenses, the fines and imprisonment times may increase. James Powderly can help you fight against a steroid possession charge even if it’s not your first time being charged. He also can help defend you against any associated criminal charges, as his entire practice is devoted to criminal defense. James Powderly has experience in many different areas to help you in this harrowing time.
What Are Common Defenses Against a Steroid Possession Charge?
The circumstances surrounding each possession charge are unique, and James Powderly will review your case and will develop a persuasive defense on your behalf. If you believe that your charge resulted from an unlawful search and seizure, entrapment, or other unconstitutional act, you may be entitled to raise constitutional defenses and present a motion to suppress. [Firm-name] is ready to listen to you and fight to make sure that an unlawful search is not used against you in court. Call the legal team at James Powderly today at (508) 343-0676 for a free initial consultation to make sure your rights are not being violated during this legal process.
Contact Us Today
If you or a loved one have been charged with possession of steroids, you should contact James Powderly as soon as possible. Cape Cod drug possession lawyer James Powderly has extensive experience representing individuals charged with possession of illegal substances, so contact him right away. He will help you minimize the impact of a possession charge and help you navigate the criminal courts in Massachusetts. This includes assistance from the very first hearing through any plea bargains or subsequent trials.
You deserve committed defense, and James Powderly knows how to provide exactly that. Call James Powderly today at (508) 343-0676 for a free initial consultation and let us advocate for you.