Distribution or Possession of Oxycodone in Fairfax, Arlington, and Loudoun County
Our Experience with helping people with Oxycodone charges in Virginia.
People contact The Gordon Law Firm with questions about Possession of Oxycodone charges or Distribution of Oxycodone charges often. We have helped more than 1000 people charged with misdemeanor and felony drug offenses including Possession and Distribution of Oxycodone.
Carlos Wall and Alex Gordon are criminal defense attorneys who are ready to provide sound, honest legal advice and to fight for your best outcome. We are not here to pass judgment. 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 an Oxycodone 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 the crime of Distribution or Possession of Oxycodone 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 during that contact.
We have 35 years of combined experience fighting drug cases like Oxycodone possession. Onnly Carlos or Alex will handle your case. Your case will not be handed off to to some other lawyer with less experience. As criminal defense lawyers we are in Virginia courts fighting criminal charges like Possession of Oxycodone in Fairfax every day. We also help people with drug charges like Oxycodone possession in Arlington, Prince William County and Loudoun County too. We have appeared in these courtrooms hundreds of times and have developed a reputation with many Virginia Commonwealth Attorneys as tough, prepared, and persistent lawyers.
We also believe that you should have access to your attorney whenever you have questions. You will be able to contact Alex and Carlos on their cell phones when you need answers.
What is Oxycodone?
Oxycodone is an opioid that interferes with the nervous system’s transmission of the nerve signals we perceive as pain.
Most painkillers also stimulate portions of the brain associated with pleasure. Thus, in addition to blocking pain, they produce a “high.”
Oxycodone is sold under many trade names, such as Percodan, Endodan, Roxiprin, Percocet, Endocet, Roxicet and OxyContin
What is the Punishment for Possession of Oxycodone in Virginia?
These also apply to punishments for Possession of Oxcontin in Virginia;
Felony Possession of Percocet in Virginia; and
Felony Possession of Percodan in Virginia.
Possession of Oxycodone 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 Oxycodone, you may be able to complete probation and drug treatment and have the Oxycodone 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 Oxycodone possession conviction.
What is the Punishment for Manufacturing or Distribution of Oxycodone in Virginia?
Under Virginia Code Section 18.2-248(C), for a first offense conviction of Manufacturing with the Intent to Distribute Oxycodone or Distribution of Oxycodone, 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 Oxycodone, 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 Oxycodone distribution conviction.
What is the Punishment for Possession of Oxycodone with the Intent to Distribute?
Unfortunately there is no difference for merely possessing Oxycodone in Virginia with the intent to distribute and actually distributing Oxycodone. The potential punishment is the same according to Virginia Code Section 18.2-248(C).
If you or a friend are facing a Oxycodone related drug charge in Fairfax, Loudoun, or Prince William County, call us today at 703.218.8416 or email us at email@example.com for a Free Consultation.