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Drug Possession - Alabama Attorney John Michael Barclay Can Help

Rely on Barclay Law, LLC of Birmingham, AL. Impressive results in case after case

Drug possession might seem like a minor crime, but an unlawful possession of a controlled substance (UPOCS) conviction in Alabama carries serious consequences. Alabama takes a hard line against drug offenses. Drug possession laws in Alabama can be extremely confusing. You need a versatile criminal defense lawyer who has experience handling all types of drug charges, from drug possession, to drug distribution and drug trafficking. You need someone who knows how to navigate Alabama's legal system and the drug laws applicable to your case. You need Barclay Law, LLC.  Attorney John Michael Barclay handles cases involving drug charges in Municipal, State and Federal courts.

Located in Birmingham, AL and serving clients throughout the state, Barclay Law, LLC has years of experience handling drug possession charges. We understand the penalties for drug convictions and we know how to build a strong defense for our clients. We're familiar with all the various Municipal, State and Federal laws, rules and regulations involved with drug charges and we have the case results to prove it. That's why it's critical you contact us as soon as possible, even if your case seems minor at first. Drug cases in Alabama often end up being extremely complicated and protracted.

"Should I hire a lawyer if I'm charged with drug possession in Alabama?"

Yes, if you are considering hiring a drug possession defense lawyer, call 866-584-1023 immediately.   Attorney John Michael Barclay will vigorously fight for your rights, whether you live here or you are just passing through Alabama.

The penalties for possession of illegal drugs in Alabama vary widely. Marijuana charges in Alabama in particular are different from charges for other drugs like cocaine or Methamphetamine. The penalties for possession depend on the type of drug, quantity, age of the offender and whether this is the person's first offense. For first-time drug possession offenders over 18 years old in Alabama, for example, the penalties include:

  • Possession of marijuana (less than 2.2 pounds) - Misdemeanor, up to one year in jail, up to $6,000 fine
  • Possession of marijuana (more than 2.2 pounds) - Class C Felony, 1-10 years in jail, up to $15,000 fine
  • Possession of cocaine (less than 28 grams) - Class C Felony, 1-10 years in jail, up to $15,000 fine
  • Possession of cocaine (more than 28 grams, less than 500 grams) - Class C Felony, 3 years in jail, up to $50,000 fine
  • Possession of Methamphetamine (less than 28 grams) - Class C Felony, 1-10 years in jail, up to $15,000 fine
  • Possession of Methamphetamine (more than 28 grams, less than 500 grams) - Class C Felony, 3 years in jail, up to $50,000 fine
  • Possession of heroin (less than 4 grams) - Class C Felony, 1-10 years in jail, up to $15,000 fine

Take back control - Contact Barclay Law, LLC

We believe actions speak louder than words. When you call us, we don't pass you off to someone without any experience. You will speak directly with attorney John Michael Barclay and meet with him personally. Attorney Barclay and his staff will take the time to learn about your case, then develop a cohesive strategy to defend you from whatever drug charges you're facing.

Attorney Barclay has been consistently named one of Birmingham Magazine's Top Attorneys in the areas of Criminal Defense and has been included in the magazine's prestigious list of Alabama Super Lawyers™ Rising Stars in 2012 and 2013.  Attorney Barclay also has one of the highest Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review AV Ratings for attorneys in Alabama, receiving an AV® Preeminent™ score of 4.7 out of 5 in Criminal Law, Litigation and Family Law.

Every second counts. Don't wait another minute. Contact Barclay Law, LLC  today. Call 205-488-2797 or fill out our online inquiry form and schedule a free consultation. We accept all major credit cards. You have rights. We will fight for them! Located in Birmingham, AL and serving clients throughout Alabama, Barclay Law, LLC has the knowledge and experience you need to make a fresh start.

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