Drug Crimes

What should you do if you've been arrested for a crime involving illegal drugs?

St. Charles Drug Crimes Attorneys

Missouri law imposes tough penalties for drug offenders and the State aggressively prosecutes these crimes. If you are facing charges for a drug-related crime, do not hesitate to call The Lampin Law Firm to speak with one of our experienced Missouri drug crime lawyers.

A drug crime can refer to a number of things under Missouri law including the possession, manufacturing or distribution of an illegal controlled substance as well as drug paraphernalia.  Criminal offenses involving narcotics are among the most common criminal charges brought to court.

Every criminal defense attorney at our firm knows what it takes to properly protect your rights and we will do everything in our power to help you avoid a conviction and keep your record clear.

Experienced Lawyers Handling Criminal Drug Charges in Missouri

St. Louis area courts and prosecutors are especially aggressive with drug cases because of the “war on drugs” nationwide and in the metropolitan area.

Having a highly skilled Missouri criminal defense lawyer who is experienced in defending drug cases on your side can make a huge difference when it comes to the outcome of your case.  Your St. Charles, MO drug possession attorneys from The Lampin Law Firm will work with you to prepare an aggressive legal defense regardless of the circumstances surrounding your case.

Our skilled criminal defense attorneys can help you if you have been charged with a narcotics crime in Missouri.

These illegal substances can include:

  • Marijuana
  • Cocaine
  • Methamphetamine
  • Heroin

  • Opiates
  • Fentanyl
  • Unauthorized Prescription Medications

DRUG CRIMES ARE AGGRESSIVELY PROSECUTED IN MISSOURI

Types of Drug Crimes

Night Time Police Violent Crime Intervention. Police Vehicles with Flashing Lights.While drug crimes are among the most common criminal offenses, they are aggressively prosecuted in Missouri. Our defense attorneys have the knowledge and experience necessary to handle criminal drug cases of all kinds, including:

  • Possession
  • Sales
  • Manufacturing
  • Delivery
  • Trafficking

  • Transportation
  • Possession with intent to distribute
  • Prescription medication/drugs
  • Prescription fraud

Regardless of the drug charge you or your loved one may be facing, you can be confident knowing that our St. Charles criminal defense attorneys have spent years helping clients who have been charged with a variety of drug crime cases. Our criminal defense team is comprised of several former prosecutors who understand how the State handles these cases and can put this knowledge to work for you. The sooner you call us, the more time we have to help you build an effective defense, and the better your chances of a favorable case result.

Drug Crime FAQs

What if I have a Medical Marijuana Card?

Beginning in 2021, residents in the state of Missouri are sometimes eligible to obtain a Medical Marijuana Card. Individuals with a valid Medical Marijuana Card are able to legally purchase medicinal marijuana subject to certain conditions.

How can a former prosecutor help me?

It is the job of a Prosecuting Attorney to bring cases against people accused of crimes. Knowing the law is an important part of their job. Our Criminal Defense Team consists of two former assistant Missouri state prosecutors who have many years of experience working on both sides of the courtroom. They know the common tactics prosecutors use to build cases, and they are able to use that knowledge to the advantage of their clients.

How do you choose a criminal defense lawyer?

Not all criminal defense law firms are created equal.  If you are facing criminal prosecution and are searching for the right lawyer to help you, there are several factors to consider. Choose a law firm with experience, a track record of success in criminal cases, a history of satisfied clients, a law firm with integrity and ethics, and lawyers that truly endeavor to understand their client’s needs and who will work tirelessly to help them achieve their goals.

Defending Drug Crimes Throughout the State of Missouri

Illegal drugs, money and handcuffs. The experienced criminal defense lawyers at The Lampin Law Firm represent individuals charged with crimes involving narcotics not only in the St. Louis and St. Charles areas, but also throughout the state of Missouri. Our criminal defense team can also explain options that might be available to you, such as drug court for example.  We want you to be able to make an informed decision and that begins with exceptional communication.  Our clients are provided with the cell phone number of the attorney handling their criminal case and are typically able to easily communicate with their attorney.

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