Possession or Distribution of Adderall in Fairfax, Prince William, and Arlington
Our Experience with helping people with Adderall charges in Virginia.
People contact The Gordon Law Firm with questions about Possession of Adderall charges or Distribution of Adderall charges often. We have helped more than 1000 people charged with misdemeanor and felony drug offenses including Possession and Distribution of Adderall in Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, and Arlington, Virginia
Carlos Wall and Alex Gordon are criminal defense attorneys who are ready to provide sound, honest legal advice and to fight for your best possible outcome in court. Carlos and Alex understand that good people make mistakes. At our firm you will receive legal advice, not judgment. We represent clients during the most stressful times of their lives. We are here to fight for you and protect your rights in when you a facing a Adderall related drug charge in Virginia. Call us today at 703.218.8416 or email us at email@example.com for a Free Consultation.
We start with a free consultation if you are charged with the crime of Distribution or Possession of Adderall in our office or over the phone. We listen carefully to you and take the time to learn the facts and the circumstances involved.. Together, Carlos and Alex will go over the strategies available in your case, and how we might attack issues such as how you were encountered by law enforcement and whether there was probable cause to search for drugs during that contact.
We have 35 years of combined experience fighting drug cases like Adderall possession in Virginia courts. If you hire our criminal defense law firm, only Carlos or Alex will handle your case. Your case will not be transferred to some other lawyer with less experience handling drug charges. As criminal defense lawyers we are courts fighting criminal drug charges like Possession of Adderall in Fairfax and other Northern Virginia courts every day. We have appeared before these judges hundreds of time and have developed a reputation with the Commonwealth Attorneys as tough, prepared, and persistent.
We also believe that you should have access to your lawyer when you have questions. You will be able to call or text Alex and Carlos on their cell phones if you have any concerns.
What is Adderall?
Adderall is a dextroamphetamine/amphetamine combination product. It is a prescription stimulant. These medicines are generally used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy—uncontrollable episodes of deep sleep. They increase alertness, attention, and energy.
Popular slang terms for prescription stimulants like Adderall include Speed, Uppers, and Vitamin R.
What is the Punishment for Possession of Adderall in Virginia?
Possession of Adderall 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 Adderall, you may be able to complete probation and drug treatment and have the Adderall 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 Adderall possession conviction.
What is the Punishment for Manufacturing or Distribution of Adderall in Virginia?
Under Virginia Code Section 18.2-248(C), for a first offense conviction of Manufacturing with the Intent to Distribute Adderall or Distribution of Adderall, the penalty is:
A sentence between 5 and 40 years in prison; and/or a fine of up to $500,000.
If this is the second offense of Distribution of Adderall, or any other Schedule 1 or Schedule 2 substance:
A minimum sentence of 3 years in prison with a possibility of 5 years to Life in prison and/or a fine of up to $500,000.
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 Adderall distribution conviction.
What is the Punishment for Possession of Adderall with the Intent to Distribute?
Unfortunately there is no difference for merely possessing Adderall in Virginia with the intent to distribute and actually distributing Adderall. The potential punishment is the same according to Virginia Code Section 18.2-248(C).
If you or a friend are facing a Adderall related drug charge in Fairfax, Loudoun, or Prince William County, call us today at 703.218.8416 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a Free Consultation.