The rise in heroin and prescription drug addiction in recent years has resulted in more arrests of not only people accused of dealing drugs; individuals who are struggling with addiction but would never think of hurting another person have found themselves caught up in the criminal justice system.
If you or a loved one has been charged with a drug offense in Minnesota, then it is crucial to explore every available legal option for reducing the negative impact on your life. At Groshek Law PA, we take a holistic approach to criminal defense by fighting to protect our clients’ rights, as well as helping our clients address any underlying addiction issues that may have resulted in the legal troubles at hand.
Depending on your specific situation, if you are accused of a drug crime in Minnesota, then you may be eligible for a diversion program that, upon completion, mitigates the long-term consequences of the charge. Counseling and drug addiction treatment are often part of this kind program.
Keep in mind, too, that police and prosecutors are only human, and they are not immune to mistakes. The attorneys of Groshek Law PA aggressively investigate every case to ensure that errors on the part of law enforcement do not lead to a conviction. Such errors may include unlawful search and seizure, lack of probable cause, and improper handling of evidence, to name just a few.
In any case, do not hesitate to contact a criminal defense lawyer if you have been accused of a drug offense. To learn more, please visit Groshek Law PA’s overview of drug-related crimes.