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Heroin Charges

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 or contacting online 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!

Our Settlements & Verdicts

Our top priority is to devise customized legal strategies that are tailored to the unique legal needs of our clients, no matter how simple or complicated their situations, might be.

  • Client Acquitted Assault
  • Assault Charge Dismissed Assault and Cross-Complaint for False Police Report
  • Charges Dismissed Domestic Violence Temporary Restraining Order Dismissed Against Client following Trial
  • All Charges Were Dismissed DWI and Careless Driving
  • DWI Charge Dismissed DWI and Reckless Driving
  • DWI And Lane Change Dismissed DWI, Reckless Driving, Failure and Unsafe Lane Change
    "I am very grateful for Mr. Gilbert excellent job!"
    Excellent Job! I contacted a few law offices before … Finally, I chose Ryan E. Gilbert…the way he greeted me made me feel like a very important client and took consideration for any conditions I had at the time. Everything was quick and smooth! He was well informed and smart he was also helpful and kind. I would recommend him! 5 stars and 2 thumbs up! I am very grateful for Mr. Gilbert excellent job!
    - Michelle
    "Ryan To The Rescue"
    Ryan is a very thorough attorney. He knows the law and he keeps you well informed of all the details with your case. He will work very hard for you. I would definitely use him again for any legal matters and would highly recommend him to anyone looking for an excellent attorney.
    - Former Client
    "My case had a successful outcome."
    Ryan was compassionate, intelligent, efficient and thorough; he gave good advice, represented me in court, and was successful in winning a reduction in my property taxes. I wholeheartedly recommend him. I know he handles other types of cases as well.
    - Former Client
    "Great job protecting my future"
    Ryan was a trusted adviser throughout the course of my legal issues. I was unfamiliar with legal proceedings and Ryan was able to explain to me my legal situation, and risks associated with various defenses and decisions I had to make. He took the time to explain all the scenarios to my satisfaction which gave me piece of mind and comfort. Ryan was also very responsive through various forms of communications (phone, email, text) which made keeping in contact convenient throughout the process. Ryan showed up on time (early in fact) to various appointments and appeared to handle relationship building effectively with opposing attorneys and the prosecutor. At the end of the day, I was very satisfied with the work done by Ryan as the outcome of my legal matter was better than I had expected and kept my reputation in tact, which undoubtedly will help me pursue my future career/professional ambitions.
    - Former Client
    "Professionalism at its best"
    Mr. Gilbert has made my case easy and clear to understand without all the legal jargon. He took time to help me clearly understand my case and kept me updated with all occurrences. Also, the case had been postponed and he waited alongside and had a friendly chat at the nearby Starbucks and besides giving me a great case result, he made me feel as if I had someone by my side. Patient, honest, and soft spoken, Ryan is not someone else whom just told me what to do and I just say yes too, like previous attorneys I had. I will always suggest and use Ryan Gilbert as my attorney.
    - Former Client
    "Attentive, fast responding, professional, expert"
    Attentive, fast responding, professional and expert is how I would describe the attention and service that I received from Mr. Gilbert. He solved my matter quickly and explained in very clear terms each step and set expectation for action on all sides. I was very pleased with how my matter was resolved and would recommend Mr. Gilbert to those requiring legal services. If needed I would absolutely seek Mr. Gilbert's council again.
    - Former Client
    "An invaluable asset to anyone"
    Mr. Gilbert is an excellent attorney. His knowledge and experience make him an invaluable asset to anyone looking for an attorney.
    - Former Client
    "Ryan could not have been more helpful"
    I found myself in quite a situation and Ryan could not have been more helpful in my time of need. Ryan worked tirelessly and did whatever he could to secure for me the best possible outcome. Even when I first called, I never could have imagined having my case resolve as positively as it did. Thank you so much Ryan!
    - Former Client

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