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Accused of a Drug Crime?

East Brunswick Heroin Crime Attorney

Drug Crime Firm Serving All of New Jersey

A criminal charge for heroin is extremely serious matter, exposing you to the possibility of serving a lengthy prison stint as well as being hit with stiff fines. As a Schedule I drug, the United States strictly prohibits this substance’s manufacturing, distribution, trafficking, and possession. If you are facing heroin charges, it is imperative that you retain the services of a powerful criminal defense attorney in order to improve your chances of reaching a desirable outcome.

I, attorney Ryan E. Gilbert, am prepared to aggressively defend your rights in a court of law. As an East Brunswick drug crime lawyer with 19 years' experience, I can provide you with an outstanding and trial-tested defense against the prosecution’s claims.

Take the first step towards retaining a results-driven defense by calling (866) 760-6430 today!

What Penalties Do I Face?

If you have been accused of possessing, distributing or dispensing heroin in New Jersey, you could be facing serious consequences as defined under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5. The penalties for this drug crime range in severity depending on the amount of heroin found in a person’s possession at the time of their arrest.

Penalties for a heroin conviction are as follows:

  • For less than 1/5 of an ounce, up to 5 years in prison and up to $75,000 in fines.
  • For more than 1/5 of an ounce but under 5 ounces, up to 10 years in prison and up to $75,000 in fines
  • For more than 5 ounces, up to 20 years in prison and up to $500,000 in fines.

Possible Defenses for Your Case

I have defended countless clients in their drug cases throughout my career and can use my extensive knowledge to craft a personalized strategy for your individual situation. Upon examining your case, I can search to see if the police acted within their legal bounds. Unlawful search and seizure, lack of probable cause, and other defenses can all be used depending on the circumstances.

Contact the Law Offices of Ryan E. Gilbert, LLC Today!

If this is your first brush with the law, it can truly be an overwhelming and frightening experience. Make sure you have a strong legal professional in your corner by contacting my firm at once. A public defender will not give you the defense you need, as you are only a number in their eyes and they have potentially dozens of other cases on their plate. I have nearly two decades of legal experience and can provide the hard-hitting representation you deserve. Defending the rights of my clients is my top priority, and I will make every effort in my attempt to secure an acquittal or a reduction of your charges for your case.

Make sure your future is protected – contact an East Brunswick heroin defense lawyer today!

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