Former Prosecutors with Over 40 Years of Criminal Defense Experience
If you have been accused of any type of criminal offense involving a controlled substance, whether an illegal street drug or prescription medication, your entire future may be at stake. Penalties for drug crimes can range from a few days in county jail to decades in state prison. The severity of penalties will vary depending on the type of drug crime, such as simple possession versus trafficking, as well as the type and amount of drug allegedly involved.
At Andrade Law Offices, we are dedicated to helping defendants and arrestees across Santa Barbara County and throughout California who need legal counsel in the face of drug crime allegations or charges. Our attorneys are former prosecutors who understand the inner workings of both sides of criminal proceedings. We have successfully defended thousands of criminal cases and are prepared to see how we can put our experience to work for you.
Contact a Santa Barbara defense lawyer at (805) 962.4944 for a free review of your case.
Types of Drug Crimes & How to Challenge These
Our Santa Barbara criminal defense attorneys represent clients in the face of misdemeanor and felony drug charges, including:
- Drug paraphernalia crimes
- Drug possession
- Drug sale or distribution
- Drug transportation
- Drug cultivation
- Drug manufacturing
- Drug trafficking
- Prescription drug crimes
- Drug sales to minors
Challenging drug crime charges is difficult, but not impossible. We will look for weaknesses in the prosecution's case, such as mishandled evidence or constitutional rights violations, to benefit our clients. At times, even the smallest mistake or violation could turn a case entirely around in a defendant's favor. The key is to prepare and to consider the case from every possible angle. Because every case is different, our attorneys, investigators, and support staff take the time to fully understand and address our clients' needs. We can then provide more effective defense counsel.