Drug & Weapons Charges

Strong Defense Against Drug and Weapons Charges

The "War on Drugs" has changed over the years. Minor drug crimes are treated as more of a social issue with a movement towards treatment in lieu of incarceration. For example, in DC, they have decriminalized small amounts of marijuana for personal use. However, even small amounts of certain illegal drugs can cause tremendous damage to one’s career and financial prospects into the future. That is why it is so important to get the best criminal defense you can, no matter how serious or minor the charge may be.

Weapons charges are similar in many ways to drug charges. With drug charges, the sentencing possibilities change based on the type and amount of illegal narcotic. For example, possession of marijuana is a different type of crime than possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.

With weapons charges, mere possession of a gun during the commission of a crime can lead to sentencing enhancements. The same may be true if the gun is unlicensed. Another weapons charge that may lead to sentencing enhancements is the charge of felon in possession of a weapon.

Criminal Defense Law Firm ∙ Bethesda and Washington, DC

Fight back against drug charges and weapons charges. Get help from an aggressive and experienced criminal defense lawyer. The Law Offices of Lloyd A. Malech handles criminal charges in the state and federal courts of both Maryland and the District of Columbia.

Seasoned criminal trial lawyer Lloyd A. Malech has 20+ years of experience as a criminal defense lawyer. In his criminal defense practice, he focuses careful attention on protection of his clients' constitutional rights — as a way to protect their record and their freedom.

Constitutional Violations:
A Key to the Defense of Drugs and Weapons Charges

The constitutional protection against illegal search and seizure is invaluable in building a defense to drugs and weapons charges. Even if the police find incriminating material on your person, in your car or in your home, we may be able to keep that evidence from coming into play if we uncover evidence that the police violated your constitutional rights.

After an Arrest, Get Legal Help As Quickly As Possible

Don't delay — if you have been arrested or if you are under investigation for crimes related to drugs or weapons, get help from a knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible.

To make an immediate appointment with attorney Lloyd A. Malech, call 301.913.9119 or 202.441.2107, or contact us online. All calls and emails are returned promptly. We serve clients throughout the greater Washington, DC metro area.

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