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School Zone Drug Offenses

When you commit a drug crime offense, you will face serious criminal punishment. If your offense is committed near a school zone, even harsher penalties are possible. Contact Grabel & Associates now for aggressive criminal defense throughout every stage of your case. We will work to protect your rights throughout investigation and fight for you freedom in any court statewide. Without a skilled drug crimes attorney, you could face wrongful conviction or unnecessary jail time and fines, and our work has successfully assisted clients in thousands of past cases fighting for impressive results.

Defending Drug Crime Possession, Distribution, and Manufacture Within 1000 Feet of a School in Detroit, Lansing, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, and Throughout Michigan

Our lawyers combine for over a hundred years of legal experience, and we know the tactics that work in drug crime cases. Our drug crime defense team will immediately begin fighting for you in your possession, distribution, or cultivation case, and we have experience dealing with cases involving marijuana, cocaine, LSD, heroin, GHB, and other illegal narcotics. Don’t hesitate to contact a lawyer, as police, prosecutors, and agents will be working quickly to obtain evidence that could lead to conviction.

We will help you prove your innocence and fight to prove that your alleged offense was not committed in a Michigan school zone. Our attorneys are always available for drug crime clients, and we will immediately begin building an aggressive criminal defense strategy that will help you navigate the criminal justice process with ease.

Drug Possession, Dealing, or Growing in a School Zone

If you are over the age of 18 and you deliver a controlled substance or possess an illegal narcotic with the intent to deliver a controlled substance in a school zone, you could face additional jail time, fines, and other serious penalties. A school zone is defined as any place within 1,000 feet of school property (including buildings, fields, or other property), or a library, and violating a drug crime within this area is a serious crime. Whether you are accused of selling drugs to minors, selling drugs from your home or vehicle near a school, or possessing with the intent to sell or deliver narcotics to adults in close proximity to school property, you need an attorney to help you defend against conviction.

Grabel & Associates has extensive experience in Michigan drug dealing cases and possession with intent cases, and we understand how proximity to a school zone could affect the charges you face. Contact us immediately for effective representation in any of Michigan’s 83 counties, and fight back against police, prosecutors, and drug enforcement squads.

Criminal Penalty for Drug Dealing in a Michigan School Zone

According to Section 333.7410 of the Michigan Public Health Code, anyone who possesses an illicit narcotic with intent to sell or deliver within 1000 feet of a school or library will be subject to at least 2 years in prison, or twice the amount of time normally authorized for the crime. In addition, offenders could face up to three times the fine prescribed for that offense. If you deliver a controlled substance within 1000 feet of school property, you will face up to three times the jail time and three times the fine authorized for that offense. Possession of specific narcotics in a school zone could likewise result in increased criminal penalties, and it is crucial to contact an experienced attorney as soon as you suspect you may be under investigation for a school zone drug offense.

Our Approach to Michigan School Zone Charges

Michigan law aims to protect our youth from drug use and related crimes, however wrongful conviction is very possible in narcotic crime cases and alleged offenses committed in school zones could send innocent people to jail for even longer than a regular offense would allow. Grabel & Associates will objectively defend you throughout every stage of your case, and we will work to make sure you do not face additional, unnecessary jail time, fines, or other punishment.

Our attorneys work to inform clients of every legal issue affecting their drug crime cases, and we will develop a criminal defense strategy suited to your unique situation. Our lawyers care about your final result and every action we take will be implemented with your best interests in mind.

Contact Scott Grabel Drug Crime and Juvenile Crime Defense Attorney

Our firm is available now to defend you in your drug crime case, and an experienced case analyst is standing by at our toll free number, 1-800-342-7896. You can also contact us online right now, and set up a free consultation with experienced narcotic crime defense lawyer Scott Grabel. We will protect your rights and fight for your freedom, and we have established a reputation as one of Michigan’s best firms by consistently earning great results for clients in tough cases.

Client Reviews

If you are reading these reviews you are about to make a decision that will have a large impact on the rest of your life. I choose Grabel and Associates to represent me in my case and I could not have been more satisfied with the level of professionalism and dedication to their clients. I had the opportunity to meet and work with multiple lawyers in the practice all of which showcased a vast knowledge and understanding of the inner workings of the legal system. When you choose Scott Grabel to represent you will open yourself up to all of his resources. Depending on your case Grabel knows experts in all fields. I worked with polygraph examiners, investigators, and forensics experts. Grabel and Associates will defend without prejudice of innocence or guilt. Scott Grabel was able to lead me through every step of the process with great communication the whole way. I would recommend Scott Grabel and Associates to my friends, family and anyone who is in need of representation. B. A.
Best attorney in state of Michigan. Caring and a true friend. Scott was with us every step of the way. He fought for a great injustice for our son and was able to provide an outcome that gave his life back. L. A.
Scott and his firm did an awesome job representing a family member of mine, I would highly recommend him and his firm! They were extremely reliable, trustworthy and very informative and did a great job with the case. I couldn't be happier with the results that we received, I can't speak highly enough about the great job he did. If you are thinking about using his firm, I would highly recommend, I would definitely use his firm again if needed, he is an a great attorney with a great firm, you won't be disappointed! M. F.