Cook and DuPage County Misdemeanor Drug Crimes Lawyer
Attorney for Misdemeanor Drug Charges in Schaumburg, Oak Brook and Chicago
To be convicted of a drug related crime is a serious matter. You can face jail time, and may have to pay fines up to $2,500, or both. It can also affect your ability to maintain your current employment, or obtain future employment. A conviction might also prevent you from being accepted into the military, the school of your choice, and it may even prevent you from receiving financial aid. If you are not a citizen of the United States, a drug conviction could also be considered a basis to deport you, or prevent you from becoming a citizen. If you are charged with a drug crime, you should immediately contact an experienced drug crimes attorney who will work to get you the most favorable result possible.
Mr. Moretti is an experienced Cook County and DuPage County drug crimes lawyer with 22 years of experience. Mr. Moretti will give you and your case the personal attention you deserve. He will review all aspects of the case, including the charges filed against you, the discovery and investigation, and your arrest. He will then prepare an aggressive defense strategy based on your individual case to help you get the most favorable outcome possible.
Types of Drug Crimes
Illinois has several classes of drug crimes, including:
- Possession with intent to deliver;
- Manufacturing drugs;
- Drug sales
- Illegal possession, sale, or distribution of prescription drugs.
A drug crime in Illinois can be charged as a misdemeanor or felony, depending on the type of drug involved, the amount of the drug, where the drugs were found or housed, and other factors during the seizure and arrest. Sentences imposed in drug crime cases vary depending on each case. The type of sentence imposed may also be affected by such factors as: prior convictions or offenses; use of a firearm, and location where an alleged drug sale took place.
Contact a Drug Crimes Attorney in Cook and DuPage County
You need a lawyer with the knowledge and experience of handling drug cases. Mr. Moretti has represented individuals charged with drug crimes throughout Cook and DuPage County, and has earned the respect of judges and prosecutors in the process. He also knows the laws and court procedures, and for the last 22 years he has obtained verdicts of not guilty, dismissed charges, plea-bargains with no jail time, and more. You deserve an experienced lawyer on your side in the courtroom.
If you have been charged with a drug crime in Illinois, contact Moretti Law, P.C. today at 312-861-1084 for a complimentary consultation. Moretti Law, P.C. has three offices conveniently located in Chicago, Schaumburg, and Oak Brook.