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Drug Possession Lawyer in Phoenix

Facing drug charges in Phoenix?

Drug cases involve a wide variety of charges ranging from simple possession to more serious drug offenses such as sale and transportation. Drug charges in Phoenix are harshly prosecuted, so you need to hire a serious and aggressive criminal defense attorney to combat the charges against you.

At the Phoenix Law Offices of Joshua S. Davidson, we defend clients accused of committing drug offenses in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Glendale, Mesa and Tempe and handle all types of drug crimes.

Some of the most common offenses that the firm sees include possession and possession for sale, sales of illegal narcotics, transportation, manufacturing, cultivation and importation of any controlled substance. Many of these drug offenses can be placed under the umbrella term "trafficking," which refers to essentially any offense related to an illegal substance. The legal team at the firm also handles cases of prescription forgery and the unlawful sales of prescription drugs. If you have been charged with any type of drug crime in Phoenix, or a surrounding community, do not wait to talk to an attorney!

Defense for Crimes Involving Marijuana, Heroin, Meth & Cocaine

There are many different drugs that can be involved with drug offenses. Under Arizona law, illegal drugs are categorized as either marijuana, narcotic drugs or dangerous drugs. As a Phoenix drug crime attorney, Joshua S. Davidson has experience in dealing with crimes of virtually all drugs, including marijuana (pot, weed), crack cocaine (crack), cocaine, crystal meth (meth), ecstasy (E, X), and heroin.

Despite the criminal charges you are facing in relation to the drug that you have been found with, it is always suggested to retain the services of an aggressive criminal attorney. Without legal representation on your case, you may find that preventing your future from seeing years behind bars is a far stretch.

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Federal and state legislators have worked very hard to “crack down” on drug offenses, and as a result people convicted of drug crimes in Phoenix receive some of the harshest punishments possible, and those punishments tend to be rather extreme. Due to the severe penalties involved with Phoenix drug offenses, it is of utmost importance to try to avoid conviction at all costs. The only way to do this is to have a Phoenix criminal defense lawyer on your side fighting for you, defending your rights and freedom at all costs.

As a former drug prosecutor for Arizona, Attorney Joshua S. Davidson spent a lot of time dealing with drug and narcotics offenses. His time as a prosecutor has proven to be extremely valuable to the clients he represents because it has widened his vantage point of the Phoenix criminal justice system. He is better equipped to handle Phoenix drug cases because he can see them from all angles and can construct effective defense strategies because he knows what types of arguments the prosecution will come up with.

Drug Crime Lawyer in Phoenix, AZ

If you have been charged with a drug crime in Phoenix, you have a lot at stake: your job, money, freedom, and the respect of your friends and family members, are all at risk. It cannot be emphasized enough how important it is to have an experienced Phoenix drug crime defense lawyer on your side fighting for you.

The Phoenix criminal justice system is complex and difficult to navigate, so please do not attempt to face drug charges without the help of an attorney.

Defense Lawyer Joshua S. Davidson has vast amounts of experience dealing with Phoenix drug charges and urges you to take advantage of this by choosing him to represent you. Throughout the entire life of your Phoenix drug case he will be the attorney directly assisting you, he never passes cases down to associates. He holds a firm belief that each and every Phoenix client deserves individualized attention in order to get the best case results possible, and this belief is why clients trust in him for representation.

Unlike other law firms, where you won't even know which attorney is handling your case until you appear in court, at the Phoenix Law Offices of Joshua S. Davidson, you can rest assured knowing that he will be with you every step of the way.

Possession of drugs is by far the most common drug offense charged in Phoenix. Although Arizona law prohibits the possession of many different substances, the most commonly prosecuted drug possession offenses in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, Glendale, and Mesa involve allegations of Marijuana, Cocaine, Methamphetamine, and Ecstasy. Most possession offenses are eligible for Arizona’s mandatory alternative sentencing laws – otherwise known as “Proposition 200”. Although the prosecution is always trying to find a way around it, Prop 200 basically guarantees most first time possession offenders the opportunity to participate in drug treatment before the court has the authority to order any jail time or a prison sentence.

Certain cases are not eligible for mandatory alternative sentencing. For example, possession of methamphetamine is not protected by Prop 200, nor are individuals accused of possessions who have previously been convicted of a violent offense.

Depending on the type of drug involved, drug possession charges in Phoenix are filed as one of the following:

A common misconception regarding Phoenix possession charges is that an individual cannot be charged if the drugs involved were not found in their immediate possession or if they belonged to another person. Joshua S. Davidson is an experienced Phoenix drug defense attorney who understands the complexities of the possession laws enforced in Phoenix, Glendale, Scottsdale, Tempe and Mesa. As a former drug prosecutor, he is skilled at anticipating the prosecution’s next move and helping his clients stay one step ahead of the game.

Many Phoenix drug possession cases are won or lost based on pretrial motions. Phoenix marijuana possession attorney Joshua S. Davidson will carefully review your case for any violations of your constitutional rights that make have been committed by the police (such as an illegal search of your vehicle or person). Whenever police misconduct is discovered, Joshua S. Davidson will seek the suppression of any evidence or statement that was unlawfully obtained.

Contact Phoenix Drug Possession Defense Attorney Joshua S. Davidson today to discuss your drug possession case.

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