Drug crimes can include not only drug possession, but drug possession with the intention of trafficking, distributing, selling or delivering drugs, the cultivation of drugs, maintaining a home used for storing or selling drugs and others . If convicted, penalties can be serious. If you have been charged with a drug-related crime, it is vital that you exercise your right to remain silent, that you get a copy of the police report and that you find an attorney to be your advocate immediately. As a Palms Springs defense attorney, Attorney Rhea has extensive experience in the California desert area handling drug-related crimes and is resolute in the defense of all clients.
California Health and Safety Code Sections 11350, 11351, 11352, 11357 11358, 11359, 11360 11362.5, 11377, 11378, 11379 and 11550 provide detailed information regarding drug-related crimes and their penalties. These codes cover in detail the possession and possession with intent to distribute, traffic, sell or give away common drugs such as marijuana, methamphetamine, etc. Penalties may include fines, imprisonment in a state or county prison and loss of driver's license.
The law takes drug-related charges seriously and so should you. If you are facing charges for a drug crime, the Law Office of Joseph T. Rhea can offer you a personalized but aggressive handling of your case. All of the circumstances regarding your situation will be carefully evaluated and you will have the support you need during this stressful time. Known for being both a friendly and aggressive advocate for clients, Attorney Rhea will build the best possible defense for you concerning your drug-related charges.
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“Mr. Rhea was extremely knowledgeable which, without a doubt, was the reason the Judge dismissed my case without any fines, probation, etc. Additionally, his vast knowledge helped lay out all the scenarios which helped relieve my anxieties. He was extremely prompt and reliable which made working with him a pleasure. I would highly recommend Mr. Rhea’s services to anyone and everyone.” – Former Federal Drug Possession Client