Hamilton & Antonsen

Drug Possession Criminal Attorney

What to do if you have been arrested for drug possession in Will County, Illinois

Possession of even a minor amount of drugs in can lead to serious consequences. At Hamilton & Antonsen, our team of Will County criminal defense attorneys are here to zealously advocate for your rights after an arrest for drug possession. Call the office or contact us today to schedule a free evaluation of your case.

Types of Drug Possession Cases We Represent

Our team of legal professionals has extensive experience in representing clients facing drug possession charges. We understand that both the type of drug in question and the amount in possession greatly determines what types of penalties a client may be with. Our Joliet criminal defense attorneys are prepared to help you in charges involving:

  • Marijuana
  • Cocaine and crack cocaine
  • Heroin
  • Opioids
  • Methamphetamine
  • LSD
  • Ecstasy
  • Prescription medications, and
    Other types of controlled substances

If you are charged with a drug crime, it is critical that you hire a highly qualified Will County lawyer. Conviction for drug possession can lead to jail time, thousands of dollars in fines, damage to your personal and professional reputation, job loss, a permanent criminal record, damage to family and friend relationships, and limitations on future options for work, schooling, and housing. Do not take a chance on your future after a drug possession arrest.

Attorney Defenses to Drug Possession

If you have been arrested with drug possession, our Will County attorneys will explore all options available in fighting the charge. There are many defenses to accusations of drug possession, and an experienced attorney in Illinois criminal defense will be able to review the specifics of your case to see what strategies work best for your specific case.

A common defense used by the Will County criminal attorneys at Hamilton & Antonsen, Ltd. Is arguing that violations of the accused’s Fourth Amendment protections from unlawful search and seizure occurred. If the police violated your constitutional rights during a search, then anything found may be thrown out of court. Further, if the police abused their power in setting up the arrest, there may be a defense of entrapment. An experienced Will County defense attorney will be able to review all of your options if you have been charged with drug possession.

Criminal Law Topics of Interest

For more information regarding some specific aspects of DUI & criminal law in Joliet and the greater Will County area, please see the topics below

Speak with an experienced criminal law Attorney

If you or someone you know has been arrested on drug possession charges in Will County, call 815.729.9220 or contact the experienced criminal defense attorneys in Joliet at Hamilton & Antonsen today to schedule a free consultation.