Quincy Drug Trafficking Lawyer
Former Private Investigator Serving Quincy, Massachusetts
Drug trafficking charges are the most serious of all drug crimes. Trafficking generally involves larger amounts of controlled substances which are governed by the Massachusetts Controlled Substances Act. If you've been arrested for drug trafficking in Quincy, Hingham, or in their surrounding areas, you will need knowledgeable and skilled
criminal defense representation. My firm,
Flanagan & Associates, provides committed legal service to anyone who is under investigation for drug trafficking in this area or who has been formally charged. I know how important it is to have confidence in an attorney you can trust – my overriding goal is to provide you with personalized service that is geared towards achieving the best possible case result.
With a Superb rating by Avvo and an
Avvo Clients' Choice Award in Criminal Defense, I have the knowhow, legal ability, and persistence that you need when accused of this crime. At my firm, you will never be just another case file. You can count on attention to detail and attentive service throughout every phase of your case.
Drug Trafficking Laws in Massachusetts
Controlled substances are categorized into Classes A through E under Massachusetts law. These classes are based on how dangerous the drugs are considered to be. Class A includes such narcotics as heroin and morphine while Class B includes methamphetamine, cocaine, PCP, and LSD. How you are punished upon a drug trafficking conviction will depend on the Class of drugs involved in your case as well as the amount. As an example, 14 grams up to 28 grams of cocaine trafficking is punishable by three to 15 years in a state prison and / or fines of $2,500 up to $25,000. Cocaine trafficking involving 28 grams or more carries penalties of five to 20 years in prison with fines of $5,000 up to $50,000. Cocaine trafficking of 100 grams or more is punishable by 10 to 20 years in prison with fines of $10,000 up to $100,000.
Marijuana is classified as a Class D drug in Massachusetts. Under state law, marijuana trafficking involving between 50 and 100 pounds carries penalties of two and a half up to 15 years in a state prison or a jail sentence of one to two and a half years. Fines for marijuana trafficking start at $500 and can range up to $10,000. A driver's license suspension may also accompany convictions of these types of drug crimes.
Free Case Consultation in Quincy and Hingham
Your first order of business in any drug trafficking case should be to seek professional help from a Hingham criminal defense lawyer. I can review and evaluate your situation and advise you on what needs to be done to investigate and build your defense case. Contact my firm to arrange for a
free case analysis – let me use my experience and skills to help you at this difficult time.