Anabolic steroids are a category of performance enhancing drugs, which are based on the hormone testosterone. In the state of Michigan and across the United States, anabolic steroids are restricted under state and federal drug laws. Contact a drug possession attorney if you have been accused of steroid use or possession in Michigan. Grabel & Associates has extensive experience in drug crime cases, and we will work with you to deliver an outstanding case result.
Anabolic steroid users are often facing criminal drug charges for the first time, and the potential for jail time, fines, and a criminal record could seem daunting. Fortunately, by working with a renowned Michigan criminal defense firm, you can fight back against police, prosecutors, and drug enforcement teams. Our lawyers have hands-on experience in drug crime cases, juvenile crime cases, and other criminal defense cases throughout Michigan’s 83 counties, and we understand what it takes to beat anabolic steroid possession charges in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, or anywhere else in the state of Michigan.
Anabolic steroids increase protein synthesis, causing an accelerated muscle growth rate. Widely used by athletes and bodybuilders, steroids increase aggressive behavior along with muscle strength. Side effects of steroid use include high blood pressure, sterility, changes to heart structure, and cholesterol level changes.
In cases of teenage steroid use, the long term negative side effects can be permanent. Due to the dangers involved with anabolic steroid use, performance enhancing drugs are illegal without prescription in the United States. Possession, use, or distribution of anabolic steroids is a serious criminal offense in Michigan, and anyone investigated for possession of performance enhancing drugs should contact an attorney immediately.
Grabel & Associates aggressively defends drug crime clients throughout every stage of the criminal process, and our attorneys will fight to protect your constitutional rights. Contact our law firm now to fight back against steroid crime allegations.
Michigan school districts, professional sports teams, and other athletic organizations ban steroids, and steroid use can be tested via blood or urine chemical testing. Under federal law, steroid possession without a valid prescription is illegal, and charges could result in felony conviction, up to a year of jail time, and a fine of up to $1,000. If you have a previous drug crime conviction on your record, you will face up to 2 years of jail time, and fines of as much as $2,500. Two or more previous drug crime convictions will leave you facing up to 3 years in jail and a fine of as much as $5,000.
Contact our Michigan criminal defense firm now for aggressive defense in your anabolic steroid possession case. Our lawyers will work with you to develop an individualized criminal defense strategy that will help you avoid wrongful conviction or unnecessary jail time.
In steroid crime cases, defendants are often not repeat offenders or persons at risk to reoffend, and because of the crackdown on steroid use by athletes and prescription drug abusers, wrongful convictions are very possible. Grabel & Associates will investigate every detail of your criminal case, and we will work to expose police and prosecutor mistakes that could help you have your charges dismissed or reduced.
Our attorneys will inform you of any legal issue affecting your case, and will help you understand every option available to you. If there are sentencing options available that could be beneficial in your case, your lawyer will work with you to determine the best steps to take toward that case outcome. Developing a goal for your case outcome is important, but even more crucial is hiring a lawyer who has the ability to help you achieve your desired case result.
Grabel & Associates is recognized statewide as a top quality criminal defense firm, and our attorneys have experience in thousands of past defense cases statewide. Under the direction of trial attorney Scott Grabel, our team will fight for your freedom throughout investigation, trial, or even post-conviction. It is never too late to work with the best Michigan lawyer in your drug crime case.
Contact our law firm by calling 1-800-342-7896 or by contacting us online and ask to set up a free consultation. We are available 24/7 to begin defending against criminal conviction, and contacting us for a free consultation is the best first step to take in your criminal case. Don’t speak to police or investigators without first contacting a skilled MI lawyer; we are available now to start protecting you from wrongful conviction.