Drug Sales/Dealing in Ann Arbor
Possessing drugs is a serious crime, though selling or delivering narcotics is even more serious. Anyone who is investigated for drug dealing in Ann Arbor, or who has been charged with selling or distributing narcotics, should seek to get in touch with an experienced defense attorney as soon as possible. The attorneys at Grabel & Associates have extensive experience fighting for clients who have been accused of misdemeanor and felony drug charges, and we are ready now to take over your unique case and begin guiding you towards a great case result. With our team on your side, you can confidently combat false allegations while protecting your legal rights as police and prosecutors attempt to build a case against you. Contact us right away for a free initial consultation and let Scott Grabel and the rest of our talented team begin guiding you through every stage of the defense process.
With over a decade of experience working in Ann Arbor criminal cases, trial lawyer Scott Grabel knows what it takes to win in even the most difficult situations. Along with the rest of our experienced attorneys and dedicated staff, Scott Grabel will aggressively fight to protect your freedom no matter what the specifics of your case might be. With an arsenal of defense strategies at your disposal, you can be sure that everything possible will be done to protect you as you battle back against drug dealing conviction. Get in touch with our Ann Arbor drug crimes legal team right away and begin working towards a beneficial case outcome. Our team is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and we are ready to begin working with you or your loved one as soon as you suspect you may be facing a drug sale charge.
Ann Arbor Drug Sale and Drug Dealing Laws
It is illegal statewide to possess, sell, deliver, distribute, transport, manufacture, or cultivate drugs. The specific laws that pertain to a drug sale and dealing case depend greatly on the type of drug allegedly sold or dealt, as in Ann Arbor drugs are organized into five schedules which largely determine the sentencing guidelines that judges will use in the case. Our Ann Arbor drug crime defense lawyers have worked in cases involving drugs in every schedule, including:
- Analog Drugs
- Prescription Drugs
- Other Schedule I, II, III, IV, and V Substances
Get in touch with our highly qualified team now for a free initial case consultation and begin the process of fighting back against possible felony conviction. Our drug sale and dealing lawyers in Ann Arbor are committed to doing whatever it takes to protect you or your loved one throughout the complex legal battle you may be facing, and we know what it takes to push towards a favorable outcome. Let us assist you as you work towards your case goals, contact our team right now to get started.
Criminal Penalties for Selling Controlled Substances in Ann Arbor
The penalties for selling or dealing drugs in Ann Arbor vary greatly depending on the type of drug and amount of the drug that has been sold or distributed. The complete list of drugs in each schedule can be found in Michigan drug legislation.
If convicted of delivering or selling a Schedule 1 or 2 drug, like heroin, up to life in prison is possible (for amounts over 1 kg). The maximum sentence for small amounts starts at 20 years behind bars and a $25,000 fine.
Ecstasy and Methamphetamine are both dealt with separately from other scheduled narcotics by law, and dealing either can be punished by up to 20 years behind bars and a $25,000 fine, regardless of amount. Marijuana is also dealt with separately, with penalties starting at 4 years behind bars and a $20,000 fine for small amounts, and up to 15 years behind bars and a $10,000,000 fine for over 45 kg (the largest fine possible under MI drug laws).
Dealing substances in Schedule 3 that are not included elsewhere in drug laws can be punished by up to 7 years in prison and a $10,000 fine. Conviction for a schedule 4 substance could lead to up to 4 years behind bars and $2,000 in prison, while Schedule 5 conviction could lead to up to 2 years behind bars and a $2,000 fine.
Most drug dealing convictions also lead to a felony record, and could result in repossession or restitution payments, in addition to fines and fees. Contact our team to learn more about the penalties for drug sales in Ann Arbor.
Our Approach to Drug Dealing Defense in Ann Arbor, Michigan
Our team knows that it is critical to have an attorney who is willing to work with you throughout every stage, and who is committed to always being available to protect your rights and defend your freedom. Never speak to police without contacting our team first, as we are always available to guide you through the actions you should be taking to protect yourself. We are available 24/7 to begin working with you or your loved one.
Contact Grabel & Associates for Ann Arbor Drug Sale Defense 24/7
To speak with a member of our team, call our 24/7 hotline from anywhere in Washtenaw County at 1-800-342-7896. We are also available online, and are always ready to begin working with you as you begin your battle for justice.