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Drug Crime Attorney

If you’ve been charged with a state or federal drug crime in Oregon, you need an experienced drug crime lawyer to protect your rights. The consequences of a drug conviction can be serious. You could face fines, penalties and jail time. Furthermore, it might put your job at risk and prohibit you from obtaining student loans, certifications and security clearances. Also, it is not uncommon for state drug charges to lead to federal drug charges. When the prosecution has begun its work, so should your defense. Don’t plead guilty: Contact the law firm Robert L. Sepp, Attorney at Law, today.

Attorney Robert Sepp will thoroughly investigate and evaluate the facts of your individual drug charges. He will advise you of the best course of action based on your specific situation.

With qualified and experienced representation by drug crime attorney Sepp, you may avoid jail time, have the drug charges dismissed because the government or state violated your rights or win at trial.

Information On Drug Crimes

Drug crimes run the gamut from simple possession to distribution by drug trafficking organizations (DTO), implicating a wide range of people at every stage. Being involved with illegal drugs on any level opens you up to controlled substance charges, and it’s important for you to know your rights inside and out. You do not even have to make the delivery to be charged and convicted of distribution of a controlled substance. At the federal level, the United States will charge everyone in the DTO with the same conspiracy charge, exposing even the littlest fish to a mandatory 10-year sentence.

Drug Conspiracy

In a drug conspiracy case, the defendant doesn’t have to know all the details of the conspiracy to be convicted, although it does require more than mere presence.

Laws On Manufacturing Drugs

The penalties for drug manufacturing vary depending on several factors, including the type of drug and number of drugs manufactured, whether it is a state or federal case, whether the accused person was within 1,000 feet of a school, how many prior controlled substance drug offenses the defendant has and more.

Forfeiture Of Assets

It is grossly unfair for the government to seize your property before you’ve been convicted. You need an experienced defense attorney to protect your assets.

Possession Of A Controlled Substance

The controlled substance category comprises any drug or chemical that is controlled by the government. It is unlawful to possess, manufacture or distribute controlled substances.

The process of prosecuting someone for drug crimes can be long and complex, and it can include many different charges, such as:
  • Drug possession
  • Possession with intent to sell
  • Manufacturing of a controlled substance
  • Drug distribution
  • Drug trafficking
  • Possession within 1,000 feet of a school
  • Possession and delivery of a controlled substance
  • Possession of drug-related paraphernalia
  • Medical marijuana law violations
  • Operating under the influence of a controlled substance

It’s very important that you find an experienced drug charge attorney who has the results and knowledge to guide you through this difficult time.

Illegal Search And Seizure For Drug-Related Crimes In Oregon

Drug possession charges and some distribution trafficking charges can arise from traffic stops. These cases are often complex and involve an unlawful stop or illegal search and seizure. These cases are more about protecting your individual constitutional rights than they are about drug charges. Attorney Sepp’s No. 1 priority is to protect the rights of his clients, formulating a defense strategy that gives them the best possible outcome for their state and federal drug-related charges in Oregon.

Experienced Drug Crime Attorney

As you can imagine, penalties for federal and Oregon drug-related charges can include large fines, probation and significant jail or prison time, often including mandatory prison. Penalties vary depending on whether the crime is a misdemeanor or felony; whether this is a first, second or subsequent offense; or if it is a federal or state prosecution.

Attorney Sepp is an experienced and aggressive lawyer when it comes to charges that result from drug crimes. He has successfully protected the rights of many of his clients and has had many of their drug and narcotics charges dismissed or reduced. To find out more about the specific circumstances that can lead to drug charges, contact Robert L. Sepp, Attorney at Law, to learn more about your options and see if you qualify for a consultation.

Located in West Linn, Robert L. Sepp, Attorney at Law is proud to represent clients in the Portland metro area, Willamette Valley, Oregon Coast, Bend, Medford, Eugene and throughout the entire state of Oregon.