Minor in Possession of Narcotics or Drugs

Drug charges are taken very seriously in Michigan, and it is vital that anyone accused of possessing an illegal substance hires a lawyer as soon as possible. Even if the accused is underage, the criminal penalties for drug charges are serious, and you will need an experienced juvenile defense lawyer on your side. The smallest mistake could result in a minor becoming ineligible for student loans, barred from certain careers, and faced with a permanent record. Don’t let a lapse in judgment affect the rest of your life, contact Grabel & Associates and fight criminal charges.

Juvenile Drug Possession Attorney

If you are underage and have been arrested for possessing a drug such as marijuana, cocaine, or ecstasy in the state of Michigan, contact Grabel & Associates now. We are recognized as a premier Michigan drug crime defense firm and will work to prevent the negative effects a drug crime arrest could have on your future. If you are a college student and have been arrested for possessing a drug such as pot, heroin, or any other illicit substance, our attorneys have the knowledge and experience needed to achieve a great result in your case. Our firm handles juvenile drug crime charges including possession, distribution, and MIP (Minor in Possession of Alcohol) charges.

Defend Juvenile Drug Possession in Michigan

With the help of an experienced attorney, you can avoid jail time for your juvenile drug possession charge. If this is your first offense, it is unlikely that you will be facing a jail sentence, however it is just as important to hire a juvenile defense attorney and avoid the lasting damage that can result from a minor in possession of drugs conviction. If you are charged with a misdemeanor or felony drug possession offense, even as a juvenile, you could have a criminal record for life. This can limit your ability to get a job, obtain a bank loan, possess firearms, vote, or even rent an apartment. Contact us immediately to fight against aggressive police and prosecutors.

Criminal Penalties for Juvenile Drug Crime in Michigan

Juvenile penalties for drug possession depend on many factors, including the type of drug, amount possessed, and past criminal history. What you need to know is that any drug crime offense can result in both jail time and significant fines, and you will need an attorney to protect you from harsh criminal punishment. The state of Michigan cracks down hard on drug crime offenders, and although the potential punishment is severe, a talented lawyer may be able to help you avoid a jail sentence and even a criminal record.

Defending Michigan Minors Accused of Narcotic Possession in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Throughout Michigan

First time offenders in the state of Michigan can pursue “7411” sentencing, and benefit from a suspended criminal sentence in return for participating in a probation program. Upon completion of probation, your criminal charges can be dismissed, according to the Michigan Penal Code, Section 333.7411. Additionally, as a juvenile between the ages of 17-20, you can pursue “HYTA” sentencing, also known as Holmes Youthful Trainee Act sentencing. Michigan HYTA sentencing can help you avoid incarceration and a criminal record, and our juvenile defense attorneys know when to seek a HYTA sentence and how it could be applied to your case.

Our Approach to Juvenile Narcotic Possession Cases

Minor in possession of drugs charges in Michigan are serious, and our firm is dedicated to earning great outcomes for minors facing significant penalties for an error in judgment or wrongful accusation. We seek to protect minors from the aggressive investigative tactics utilized by police and prosecutors in drug crime cases, and will help you ensure your constitutional rights are protected throughout every stage of your case. If you want to keep your record clear, contact Grabel & Associates now. Our attorneys will expose any rights violations committed by officers during your investigation or arrest, and aggressively defend against wrongful conviction. We can look at very possible angle of your case and will conduct a thorough investigation of the specific details leading up to your charges, and can fight to prove you were an innocent bystander or were unaware of any drugs present in the vehicle or dorm room police searched.

Speak to an attorney as soon as possible to ensure your rights are protected throughout your Michigan criminal case. Grabel & Associates has a proven track record in juvenile crime cases, and we can help you overcome drug possession accusations. Don’t speak with police or enter a plea until you talk to one of our juvenile drug crime lawyers. We will help you understand your charges and develop an effective plan of action to help you avoid harsh punishment.

Contact a Lawyer for Minor in Possession of Drugs Defense in Michigan

Call 1-800-342-7896 now from anywhere in Michigan to fight minor in possession charges. An experienced case analyst is available 24/7 to speak with you about your Michigan charges, and our lawyers can begin immediately defending you or your child in any of Michigan’s 83 counties. Don’t hesitate to obtain a criminal defense attorney, every second is crucial in Michigan drug crime cases. Police and prosecutors will be working quickly to build a case against you, and you need a lawyer to help you gain an edge in your case. Grabel & Associates will provide you with top quality defense for your Michigan minor in possession of narcotics case, and can work to get you the results you want.

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