Understanding Illinois Drug Crimes, and How a Criminal Defense Attorney Can Help You
Drug crimes are serious offenses that are heavily prosecuted in Illinois. According to Illinois law, you could be charged with a drug offense if you are found under the influence of an illegal substance, in possession of an illegal substance, or if you possessed an illegal substance with intent to sell or distribute it. After an arrest for a serious drug offense, it is important that you contact an attorney right away. At the law office of attorney Fred Mark Dry, you can rest assured that your rights will be aggressively defended.
Attorney Dry has more than 35 years of experience in providing outstanding representation to his clients for such charges as intent to distribute and possession of a controlled substance. Drug crimes are highly publicized, and arrests for drug offenses in Illinois have increased. Even small amounts of controlled or illegal substances can have you facing serious penalties for felony charges. Drugs are divided into five “schedules,” with each schedule pertaining to the addictiveness of the drug, the potential for abuse, and the accepted medical use in the United States. Your charges may also vary depending on the amount of drugs that were found on you or your property. Schedule I drugs are considered the most addictive with no known medical use; Schedule IV drugs are considered least addictive and have been known to have medicinal properties.
Fred Mark Dry Serves Residents in Chicago and Cook County
Regardless of the type of drug crime that you have been accused of, you can rest assured that Attorney Fred Mark Dry can assist you. Whether you have been accused of forging or possessing an unlawful prescription or you were charged with intent to sell, you can rely on his firm to provide you with skillful representation. Possession of controlled substances, including marijuana, cocaine, crack, ecstasy, and methamphetamines can have you facing prison time, fines, and probation. Fred Mark Dry can defend you against entrapment as well as accusations of distribution of cannabis through U.S. Mail, FedEx, or UPS. All of these serious crimes require quality legal counsel, and if you have been arrested, then it is important that you speak with Attorney Dry as soon as possible. Contact the firm today to schedule a case evaluation now – (847) 441-1801.