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Virginia Beach Drug Possession Lawyer

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Many people are under the false assumption that a drug possession charge is not a serious criminal charge. This is not true. If you have been charged with drug possession involving marijuana, cocaine, heroin, Ecstasy, or meth, you could be facing serious penalties that include significant prison time.

If a large enough amount of the drug was present or if other circumstances exist to suggest that the drugs were not for personal use, the defendant may face drug trafficking or distribution charges. At The Law Offices of Daniel J. Miller, our Virginia Beach drug possession lawyer understands the severity of drug possession charges. We work hard on behalf of clients facing criminal charges, examining all potential defense options.

Contact us to reach a Virginia Beach drug possession attorney and to learn how we can help defend you against drug possession charges.

Get the Solid Defense You Need

Many drug possession charges require mandatory minimum sentencing, which establishes a minimum prison sentence to those convicted of a drug crime. Possessing Schedule I drugs, (such as heroin and Ecstasy) or schedule II drugs (such as methamphetamine and cocaine) is a felony crime that can require a prison sentence of up to 10 years. Possessing a small amount of marijuana is considered a misdemeanor crime that may require driver's license suspension, up to $500 in fines, and up to 30 days in jail.

We Know the Technical Defenses

Similar to DWI law in Virginia, drug possession cases have a lot of nuances and legal technicalities. For instance, police cannot presume possession of narcotics based on finding the drugs in the same vehicle as the driver.

As your defense lawyers, we ask the right questions, such as:

  • Did you actually possess the drugs?
  • If not, where were the narcotics located at the time of the arrest?
  • If drugs were not on you, did the police assume you knew they were near?
  • Can the officer actually prove the substance was an illegal drug?
  • What probable cause did the police have for making the arrest?
  • Did the officer do everything right while making the arrest?

These questions all speak to your constitutional rights.

Contact a Virginia Beach Drug Possession Attorney

As soon as you have been charged with a drug possession crime, contact an attorney from our firm. The sooner you hire us, the sooner we can begin working proactively on your behalf. We serve clients in Virginia Beach and all of Hampton Roads.

Call (757) 517-2942 today to tell us about your situation. We offer free consultations!

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Case Results

A Track Record of Success
  • Obtaining a Protective Order – Virginia Beach Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Domestic Violence

    Our client was seeking a protective order against her husband to obtain exclusive use and possession of the home and to require him to have no future hostile contact with her.

  • Underage Possession of Alcohol – Norfolk General District Court DUI

    Our client was alleged to have illegally possessed alcohol in the city of Norfolk.

  • Pre Litigation Defense – Rape - Virginia Beach General District Court Sex Crimes

    Our client was the respondent of a protective order wherein the petitioner alleged that she was raped.

  • Protective Order - Norfolk Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Family Law

    Our client's estranged wife had filed a protective order to prohibit him from having contact with her to gain exclusive use and possession of the home and an upper hand in their divorce proceedings.

  • Bond Hearing – DUI 4th Offense - Virginia Beach Circuit Court DUI

    Our client was charged fourth offense driving under the influence.

  • Violation of Protective Order – Chesapeake Circuit Court - Appeal Domestic Violence

    Our client was under a protective order to have no hostile contact with his family.

  • Breaking and Entering with Intent to Commit Misdemeanor – Felony – Virginia Beach General District Court Felony Defense

    Our client was charged with breaking and entering with intent to commit a misdemeanor, but the Commonwealth agreed to dismiss the charge at the preliminary hearing stage against our client who suffered severe and debilitating mental illness.

  • Felony Third Offense Petty Larceny Virginia Beach General District Felony Defense

    We were successful in negotiating a reduction from a felony third offense petty larceny charge.

  • Appeal Possession of Marijuana - Chesapeake Circuit Court Drug Crimes

    Our client plead not guilty to a second offense possession of marijuana charge.

  • DUI Reduced to Reckless Driving – Isle of Wight General District Court DUI

    Our client was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after officers arrived on a call for service in a church parking lot.

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