If you have been charged with selling or manufacturing illegal drugs, you are facing serious charges and harsh punishments if you are convicted. It is a felony crime to sell illegal narcotics in the state of California. It is also a felony to sell any other illegal controlled substance, such as methamphetamines, cocaine, LSD, ecstasy and more. If you have been charged with selling drugs in Palm Springs, contact a Palm Springs criminal defense attorney today. Attorney Rhea can help you fight your sales charges, so that you can possibly avoid conviction and the harsh punishments you may be facing.
If you are arrested for drug sales, unlike a misdemeanor possessions charge, you can be facing felony charges with serious penalties. Law enforcement officers will look at the type of drugs allegedly being sold, the amount of drugs, as well as the circumstances surrounding the arrest. There are more serious legal consequences in cases in which a minor was involved, or in cases in which state or national borders were crossed. This will determine the penalties you will be facing if you are convicted. Drug crime convictions of this nature can result in losing your driving privileges, registering as a narcotics offender, probation, parole, expensive monetary fines, and lengthy jail or prison terms. However, there are many viable defenses that can be used in your case, and experienced criminal defense attorney Joseph Rhea will be able to fight back against your charges in an effort to help you possibly avoid being convicted.
At the Law Office of Joseph T. Rhea, we can help you fight your sales charges. Attorney Rhea has a high success rate when it comes to fighting drug crimes, and may be able to beat your charges, or pursue other advantages, including getting the charges dismissed if there have been rights violations in the search, arrest, police stop or other aspect of the case. Attorney Rhea has ten years of experience in Palm Springs, and worked at a top firm in the San Francisco Bay Area prior to that. He takes an aggressive approach, has an exceptional court record, and unsurpassed dedication to his clients that you need to serve you in criminal defense.
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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