Drug trafficking is a type of drug offense that involves various controlled substance violations such as possession with the intent to distribute, distribution, transportation, smuggling, cultivation and manufacturing. Typically people associate the term "trafficking" with international drug operations, but it may occur on a much smaller scale as well. A defendant may find that he or she is facing drug trafficking charges for:
At The Meranda Law Firm LTD we are dedicated to offering our clients the criminal defense counsel they need in the face of drug trafficking charges in Columbus or in any of the surrounding areas in Ohio. A criminal lawyer at our firm can meet with you to discuss the potential severity of your charges and advise you of different courses of action that may benefit you at this point in time. Chances are that if you are currently under investigation by state or federal law enforcement agents, you are in need of a competent lawyer to protect your interests. Let us review your case to see how we can help.
Drug trafficking is typically charged as a felony with harsh penalties imposed if a defendant is convicted. The type and amount of drug involved will impact the case, as will the defendant's criminal record and other matters related to the offense (such as sale to minors, the presence of firearms or other weapons at the scene, and more). Because we take care to tailor each client's defense strategy to their unique case, you can count on our ability to uncover even the smallest violation of your rights or other matter that will help us seek the best possible result. Fight your charges with a competent team by your side.
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