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The Law Offices of Jacqueline Goodman

Drug Possession Lawyer | Serving Palm Desert, CA

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714-716-4196

SOMETIMES BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO GOOD PEOPLE. You can't afford to plead guilty. Fight your charges. Call today.

When you have been arrested, it is vital that you take immediate action to defend your rights and avoid a conviction by retaining an experienced Orange County criminal defense attorney. A conviction could not only lead to harsh penalties – such as jail, prison, fines, and probation – but would also force you to live with a criminal record, potentially destroying …

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Brown & Stedman LLP

Drug Possession Lawyer

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Se Habla Español

866-611-3268

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Brown & Stedman LLP provides legal representation as it should be: lawyers who focus on solving problems. We provide effective legal services whether you are an individual or a corporation. Our firm represents clients in administrative, civil and criminal defense matters so we can pivot our representation to address all of our clients' legal needs. We serve the …

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Blumenthal Law Offices

Drug Possession Lawyer | Serving Palm Desert, CA

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

951-732-7901

A Criminal Defense Law Firm Representing Clients Throughout Riverside & San Bernardino County.

Clients often come to us in the darkest moments of their lives. They can feel overwhelmed by the power of the government’s case against them, feeling trapped by a system they don’t understand. At Blumenthal Law Offices, our Riverside criminal defense lawyers can level the playing field: Two of our lawyers are former District Attorneys. With our insider …

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The Law Office of Ronald L. Freeman

Drug Possession Lawyer | Serving Palm Desert, CA

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951-344-6207

A Criminal Defense Law firm representing clients throughout Riverside & San Bernardino County.

Retaining a trustworthy attorney gives you the confidence to make important decisions and the ability to overcome legal obstacles. At the Law Office of Ronald L. Freeman in San Bernardino, I help Southern California residents protect their rights in a wide range of legal matters. Whether you require assistance with a divorce, an immigration case, a criminal charge or some …

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Law Offices of Gregory Rubel

Drug Possession Lawyer

866-926-7162

20 Years of Courtroom Experience and Reasonable Fees
Serving all Courts in California

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Palm Desert Drug Possession Information

Drug Possession

Drug possession can be actual possession or "constructive" possession, meaning that an individual has access to and control of a controlled substance but it is not on the person. Drug possession can also include having a device used for the consumption of a controlled substance.

Have You Been Arrested for Drug Possession?

If you are charged with drug possession, it is crucial that you immediately consult a Palm Desert criminal defense lawyer who handles drug possession cases. Talk to investigators only in the presence of your defense attorney to protect your rights. A number of defenses may be available to you depending upon the circumstances.

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.

How to Prepare for Your Initial Consultation

Prepare for your consultation by writing down notes of your understanding of the case, jot down questions and concerns for the attorney, and gather your documents. Remember that you are trying to get a sense of whether the attorney has your trust and can help you address your legal issues. Questions should include how the attorney intends to resolve your issue, how many years he/she has been practicing law and specifically practicing in your area, as well as how many cases similar to yours the attorney has handled. It can also be helpful to broach the subject of fees so that you understand the likely cost and structure of your representation by a specific attorney and/or legal team.

How to Find the Right Attorney

  • Determine the area of law that relates to your issue. Attorneys specialize in specific practice areas around legal issues within the broad field of law.
  • Seek out recommendations from friends, family, and colleagues. A successful attorney or practice will typically have many satisfied clients.
  • Set up consultation appointments to get a better understanding of your case as well as gauge your comfort level with different attorneys. Find the attorney who is the right fit for your needs.

Common legal terms explained

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