Indiana Drug Crime Lawyer
Ready to Protect Your Rights, Reputation & Freedom
If you have been arrested for a drug crime, a conviction can result in harsh criminal penalties, including jail or prison time, fines, and a criminal record that could haunt you for the rest of your life. In order to avoid conviction or get your charges or penalties reduced, you need to hire an experienced Indiana drug crimes attorney to defend you inside and outside the courtroom.
At Bleile & Dawson, we are committed to helping clients facing drug charges obtain the best possible outcome in their cases. With more than 40 years of combined legal experience, our legal team can thoroughly investigate your arrest, gather and examine evidence, listen to your story and concerns, negotiate with the prosecution, and protect your rights and freedom from start to finish. Do not hesitate to let us fight for you!
Call (812) 747-9771 or complete our online contact form today to schedule a free consultation with our Indiana drug crimes lawyer. Serving clients throughout Indiana!
Drug Crimes in Indiana
Controlled substances in Indiana are categorized into five “schedules.” Schedule I drugs have the highest potential for abuse with no currently accepted medical use, while Schedule V has the lowest potential for abuse and has currently accepted medical use.
The following are the types of drug crimes our firm handles:
- Drug possession – Also known as simple possession, this offense involves possession of a small quantity of drugs for personal use.
- Drug possession with intent to distribute – This offense means possessing a large amount of drugs with intent to sell.
- Drug dealing – This offense refers to selling small amounts of illegal drugs.
- Drug manufacturing – This offense means making or producing an illegal drug for distribution.
- Drug trafficking – This offense selling, importing, or transporting a large amount of drugs, generally across state lines or different countries.
Drug crimes in Indiana can range from a Class B misdemeanor to a Level 2 felony. A Class B misdemeanor is punishable by a jail sentence of up to 180 days and/or a maximum fine of $1,000, while a Level 2 felony that carries a prison term of up to 30 years and/or a maximum fine of $10,000.
Indiana Marijuana Laws
Many states have legalized medical and recreational marijuana use. Unfortunately, Indiana is not one of those states (although CBD products with less than .03 percent THC for medical purposes are allowed).
Possession of any amount of marijuana is considered a Class B misdemeanor. Possession of less than 30 grams and a prior drug offense is a Class A misdemeanor, which carries a maximum jail term of one year and/or a fine of up to $5,000. Possession of more than 30 grams and a prior drug offense is a felony, punishable by imprisonment for up to two and a half years and/or a fine of up to $10,000.
Schedule a Free Consultation Today
No matter what type of drug charges you are facing, let Bleile & Dawson help you through this difficult and trying time. We understand how getting convicted can have a negative impact on your personal life and professional reputation, which is why we are dedicated to helping you get your life back on track.
Contact us today at (812) 747-9771 to discuss your case with our Indiana drug crime attorney.
Some of Our Past Results
No Charges Filed Child Pornography
Case Dismissed; No Criminal Charges Filed Child Sexual Abuse and Domestic Violence
No Charges Filed Gross Sexual Imposition
No Charges Filed Incest
Allegations Found Unsubstantiated; Not Guilty Incest, Child Sexual Abuse, Rape
No Charges Filed; No Arrest Incest, Sex Abuse
Not Guilty Indecent Exposure
Not Guilty Rape
No Charges Filed; No Arrest Rape
Investigation Terminated, No Arrest of Client Rape, Gross Sexual Abuse