Possession or Distribution of Crystal Meth or Methamphetamines in Fairfax, Prince William, Loudoun, and Arlington
Our Experience with helping people with Methamphetamines and Crystal Meth charges in Virginia.
People contact The Gordon Law Firm with questions about Possession of Methamphetamines charges or Distribution of Methamphetamines charges often. The criminal defense lawyers at The Gordon Law Firm have helped hundreds of people charged with misdemeanor and felony drug offenses in Virginia, These charges include legal representation for Possession and Distribution of Meth related drugs and Methamphetamines in Fairfax, Prince William, and Loudoun courts.
Carlos Wall and Alex Gordon are experienced criminal defense attorneys who are ready to provide reliable and honest advice and to aggressively fight for your best outcome. . Our drug defense lawyers, Carlos and Alex understand that many good people make mistakes. We are here to fight for you and protect your rights in when you a facing a Crystal Meth or Methamphetamines related drug charge in Virginia. Call us today at 703.218.8416 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a Free Consultation.
We start with a free consultation for people charged with Possession of Crystal Meth or Possession of Methamphetamines in our office or over the phone. We take the time to learn the facts and the circumstances involved, from your point of view. We will go over the strategies available in your case, and how we can attack issues such as how you were encountered by the police and whether there was probable cause to search before you were arrested.
If your friend or loved one is in jail, please contact us right away. The first thing you should know is to not discuss details of the case with your friend in jail. All phone calls to the jail are being monitored and recorded. One of our attorneys will meet with your friend or family member at the jail for the free consultation.
We have 35 years of combined experience fighting drug cases like Crystal Meth possession. If you hire our firm, only Carlos or Alex will handle your case. Your case will not be transferred to another attorney with less experience. As criminal defense lawyers we are courts fighting criminal charges like Possession of Methamphetamines in Fairfax every day. We also help people with drug charges like Methamphetamines possession in Loudoun and Prince William County as well. Alex and Carlos have appeared before these judges hundreds of time and have developed a reputation with many Commonwealth Attorneys as tough, prepared, and persistent.
the Gordon Law Firm also believes that you should have access to your attorney. You will be able to call or text Alex and Carlos on their cell phones if you have any concerns about the status your drug charge.
What are Methamphetamines?
Methamphetamine is a powerful, highly addictive stimulant that affects the central nervous system. Crystal meth is a form of the drug that looks like glass fragments or shiny, bluish-white rocks. It is chemically similar to amphetamine, a drug used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy, a sleep disorder.
Other common names for methamphetamine include blue, crystal, ice, meth, and speed.
What is the Punishment for Possession of Methamphetamines in Virginia?
Possession of Methamphetamines is a Class 5 Felony. The punishments may include:
1 year to 10 years in prison; and/or
1 day to 12 months in jail; and/or
A fine of up to $2500.00; and
A six month loss of your privilege to drive.
You can also be required by a court to complete drug treatment and probation.
If this is your first time being charged with a drug offense and it is for simple possession of Methamphetamines, you may be able to complete probation and drug treatment and have the Methamphetamines charge dismissed pursuant to Virginia Code Section 18.2-251.
Sentencing and punishment is often determined by a judge. If this is not your first offense, and you are found guilty by a judge, the court will consider Virginia Sentencing Guidelines for your Methamphetamines possession conviction.
What is the Punishment for Manufacturing or Distribution of Methamphetamines in Virginia?
Under Virginia Code Section 18.2-248(C) there are several different punishments that could apply. The punishmnets vary based upon the amount of crystal meth or methamphetamines that the person possessed or manufactured. Contact The Gordon Law Firm directly about potential punishments for distribution and manufacturing crystal meth or other methamphetamine charges.
Sentencing and punishment is often determined by a judge. If this is not your first offense, and you are found guilty by a judge, the court will consider Virginia Sentencing Guidelines for your Methamphetamines distribution conviction.
What is the Punishment for Possession of Methamphetamines with the Intent to Distribute?
Unfortunately there is no difference for merely possessing Methamphetamines in Virginia with the intent to distribute and actually distributing Methamphetamines. The potential punishment is the same according to Virginia Code Section 18.2-248(C).