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Drug Crimes Defense Attorney in Idaho

Drug crime charges are very serious in Idaho. A conviction could negatively change your life forever. Possible outcomes include jail time, harsh fines, and a permanent criminal record. Such a record makes it much harder to find employment, and even to find a house or apartment to rent.

We have the criminal defense representation and court navigation experience needed to obtain the best possible outcome for your drug related case. Our Boise drug possession Lawyers will listen to your situation without judgment and offer you our expert legal advice on the best ways to protect yourself and your rights.

If You've Been Accused of Drug Crimes in Idaho, Call the Boise attorneys who know the Idaho drug possession laws and schedule a free drug case review today!

Idaho Drug Laws

There are several types of drug crimes the state recognizes:

  • Paraphernalia
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Possession With Intent To Distribute
  • Delivery Of A Controlled Substance Where Children Are Present
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Marijuana Cases
  • Prescription Drug Charges
  • Drug Manufacturing

The specific requirements to be charged with a drug crime often depend on the specific substance in question.

Can Violation of These Idaho Drug Possession Laws be a Felony?

For some substances, being convicted of having more than a set amount not only changes the specific charge, but changes it from a misdemeanor into a felony. The cutoff amount is different for each substance.

The type of substance can sometimes make even possession an instant felony. For example, having any amount of heroin in your possession or on your property is a felony. Meanwhile, according to the site of the Idaho Legislature, it takes a full pound of marijuana to be assumed to be involved in trafficking it, and therefore, charged with a felony.

Prescription fraud, in the usual sense, takes place when someone forges a prescription in order to illegally obtain drugs. However, doctors and pharmacists charged with this crime are usually being accused of improperly writing out or filling prescriptions rather than forging them.

Possible Penalties

As with other states, Idaho's drug crime penalties depend on several details. Someone caught with only a small amount of a minor substance, such as marijuana, may only face a fine and/or a short jail sentence. Meanwhile, someone convicted of simply possessing a small amount of a "hard drug" can be sentenced to many years in prison and fines over $10,000 for a first offense. Subsequent convictions can greatly increase both fines and jail times.

Schedule a Free Drug Case Review from Our Top Drug Attorneys in Boise

No matter how baseless the charges against you may be, that doesn't mean that the court or jury will agree. If you are convicted, you could lose everything. If you have been charged with one of Idaho's many drug crimes, our Boise drug possession lawyer will give you the best chance at retaining your freedom, money, and employability. Call the Sawtooth Defense Lawyers at (208) 644-8893 or fill out our online contact form today to schedule your free drug case review with the best drug attorney Boise has to offer.

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