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Chicago Heroin Possession Defense Lawyers

Illinois Drug Possession Defense Attorneys

If you have been arrested for possession of heroin, you need to speak to an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. At the law offices of John W. Callahan, Ltd., we offer knowledgeable, dedicated defense in cases involving possession of drugs. We are familiar with criminal courts in Chicago, Schaumburg and throughout Illinois. We provide aggressive, strategic defense designed to help our clients stay out of jail.

Heroin possession is a serious offense. To speak to a defense lawyer about the charges against you, call us at 1-877-335-6697 or contact us online to schedule a free case evaluation.

Understanding Drug Possession Law

Accusations of drug crimes can lead to a wide range of results. Drug crimes can be charged in state or federal court. They can involve misdemeanors or felonies. Depending on the circumstances surrounding your arrest, you could be facing years in federal prison, heavy fines, forfeiture of your property, and a lengthy probation. Possession of even a small amount of heroin can lead to serious consequences. It is important to choose a lawyer who understands the law and the court system in which you have been charged.

Fighting for You

Your future will be dramatically affected by the outcome of a heroin possession case. If possible, we will seek to have the charges against you dismissed. If the prosecution proceeds with its case against you, we can use our resources and skill to fight for you. We will use our extensive trial experience to cross-examine witnesses and attack the evidence against you. Our firm has obtained not-guilty verdicts and dismissals in dozens of drug cases, including those involving felony charges of drug possession.

Illinois Heroin Possession Defense Attorney

Even very small quantities of heroin can cause a person to face drastic criminal penalties. Possession and trafficking of heroin are felonies. A person arrested for a heroin offense is facing a minimum of one year in prison and heavy fines. At the law offices of Michael T. Norris, Ltd. and John W. Callahan, Ltd., our skilled lawyers are dedicated solely to criminal defense. We have substantial experience in drug cases, including those involving heroin. If you have been arrested or charged with a crime involving heroin, contact us online or call 630-338-1196 to schedule a free and confidential consultation to discuss your case.

Fighting Heroin Charges In Illinois

It is important to remember that the state has the burden of proving you are guilty. Having an experienced and dedicated defense lawyer on your side can make a tremendous difference in your case. Before accepting a guilty plea, you need to understand the consequences of your decision. We have successfully defended clients in a wide variety of circumstances. By acting quickly and using our decades of criminal defense experience, we can find the best ways to approach your case. If we believe our client is not being offered an acceptable settlement, we are not afraid to go to trial. We fight to protect our clients' rights every step of the way.

A Life-Changing Situation

In many cases, the defendants in drug cases are young people. A drug conviction can derail a promising life. The difference between accepting probation and serving time is significant. The difference between a guilty verdict and dismissal of the charges against you is even more so. Our goal is to protect our clients and help them get their lives back on track as soon as possible.

Do not plead guilty without speaking to a heroin possession defense attorney at our firm. Call toll free at 1-877-335-6697 or contact us online to schedule a free case evaluation.