St. George Drug Crime Defense Attorneys
Comprehensive Representation in Cedar City & Beyond
Utah has strict drug laws and imposes harsh penalties for even misdemeanor drug crimes. If you have been accused of or charged with a drug crime, you are probably feeling overwhelmed, anxious, and nervous about your future. The situation can be even scarier if it is your first offense.
As you proceed through the criminal justice system, retain exceptional representation from the St. George drug crime attorneys at Park Law Firm. Since 1970, we have been protecting the rights of the criminally accused throughout Utah. With our team on your side, you can confidently navigate the process with peace of mind knowing that we have your best interests in mind.
Contact us online or call (435) 222-5869 to schedule a free consultation.
Drug Crimes in Utah
In Utah, drugs are classified into five different schedules. The lower the number of the schedule, the more dangerous the drug. As such, crimes involving Schedule I drugs will likely be punished more severely than crimes involving Schedule V drugs.
At Park Law Firm, we handle drug crimes including:
- Paraphernalia possession
- Illegal prescription drug possession
Depending on the type of drug and the type of action involved in the alleged crime, you could be facing either a misdemeanor or a felony. Crimes involving Schedule III, IV, or V drugs are charged as class B misdemeanors. Crimes involving Schedule I or II drugs are charged as felonies.
Felonies are further classified as:
Because drug crimes range in severity, so do the potential penalties. The judge in your case will carefully assess many factors – such as your previous criminal record, the type of drug involved, or the amount of the drug allegedly possessed – to determine the punishment.
Potential penalties include:
- Jail time
Work with Park Law Firm
If you are facing drug crime charges, time is of the essence. Enlist the help of our St. George criminal defense attorneys right away. With over 50 years of combined experience, we know how to build a strong defense that anticipates the prosecution’s case and protects your rights.
Give us a call at (435) 222-5869 to learn more about how we can help with your drug crime case.