Drug Crimes Attorney in Aurora

20+ Years of Combined Experience in Criminal Defense Litigation

Drug-related offenses are considered very serious crimes throughout the state of Illinois. Prosecutors will often pursue the maximum penalties against individuals charged with these types of offenses. If you have been charged with a drug crime, you may feel unsure of what to do next or what your legal options are. However, it’s important that you remember you still have rights.

At The Law Offices of David Lee, our Aurora drug crimes attorneys have more than 20 years of combined experience. We have successfully litigated on behalf of clients charged with drug-related crimes, including possession of a controlled substance, intent to deliver, controlled substance trafficking, and more. Our dedicated team is prepared to aggressively advocate for your rights, offering sound legal counsel and reliable guidance throughout the process.

Looking for a drug crimes attorney in Aurora or throughout the surrounding areas? Contact The Law Offices of David Lee today at (630) 901-8700 to schedule a consultation.

What are the Penalties for Drug Crimes in Illinois?

Penalties for drug crimes vary greatly, depending on various factors that pertain to your specific situation.

Depending on the severity of your charge, you may be facing any of the following penalties:

  • Misdemeanor charges
  • Felony charges
  • Jail time
  • Probation
  • Conditional discharge
  • Fines, fees, and court costs
  • Mandatory drug counseling
  • Community service
  • Deportation

Various circumstances may also lead the court to double your charges or fines, resulting in heavier fees, increased jail time, and stricter sentencing. Penalties for drug crimes in Illinois typically depend on the type and amount/weight of the controlled substance present on an individual. A “controlled substance” may refer to drugs like cocaine or heroin, but also may include certain prescription drugs as well. Cannabis is not considered a “controlled substance” and has its own set of penalties depending on the amount/weight in possession.

Our Firm Can Fight for Your Rights

All drug crimes are serious offenses, and should be treated as such. If you or a loved one has been charged with a drug-related crime, it’s absolutely essential that you contact a skilled drug crimes lawyer in Aurora who can help you defend your rights. At The Law Offices of David Lee, we have more than two decades of combined experience in the courtroom, giving us the necessary skills and knowledge to fight for you. We offer open communication throughout the process, answers to your questions, and sound legal counsel you can trust. Our team will help you navigate the legal process as we fight for the best possible outcome in your unique case.

Contact our firm at (630) 901-8700 to speak with one of our Aurora criminal defense attorneys today.


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