Calgary Drug Lawyer Paul Gracia

calgary drug lawyer Paul GraciaThere are many different types of drug offences that an individual can be charged with that can carry pretty severe penalties that include mandatory minimum sentences. The penalty will depend on the type of drug and the amount seized will affect the penalty. Drugs that individuals are being charged with include, but not limited to marijuana, ecstasy, cocaine, heroin, ketamine, and prescription narcotics and trafficking.

The penalties for drug convictions can range from fines or probation to incarceration. Unfortunately, most drug convictions carry the burden of a criminal record. If you have been charged with a drug offence, even a minor charge, then it may prevent you from traveling to other countries, including the United States along with having a major impact on your ability to obtain employment or even to doing volunteer work in your community. The consequences can be so severe and detrimental that it is crucial that you never plead guilty to any offence on your own.

Type of Sentences with Drug Offences

The type of sentences with drug offences can vary as it depends on the drugs and the charges along with drug. Some drug offences are very severe and can result in a maximum penalty of life in incarceration. The factors considered include, but are not limited to as all cases and factors are different:

  • Type of drug
  • Quantity of drug
  • Prior convictions
  • Trafficking or Importing included
  • And other factors…

If you have been charged with a drug offence, then it is in your best interest to hire an experience drug lawyer such as Mr. Gracia who will scrutinize the case that you are facing. The case and charges may look hopeless to the untrained eye, but may in fact turn out to be quite promising. A lawyer, who is experienced in drug cases will be able to spot the weaknesses in the Crown’s case along with weighing out all of the aggravating and mitigating circumstances to advise you with the best course of action for you and your life. This may involve fighting the drug charges at trial and it could mean engaging the Crown in resolution negotiations to provide the best and most favorable outcome for you. Quite often, Mr. Gracia’s clients end up with no criminal conviction for their drug charges or end up with significantly reduced penalties along with serving no jail time at all. No matter what, you have nothing to lose, but everything to gain by hiring Mr. Gracia to defend you.

Get an Experienced Calgary Drug Lawyer on Your Side.

With every case, Calgary drug lawyer Paul Gracia dedicates himself to providing the best possible result for his clients. Mr. Gracia will listen to your side, then go over the charges and provide an aggressive representation for your case. Mr. Gracia has achieved outstanding results for his former clients and you can read for yourself on the “Results” page and see what he may be able to accomplish for you too.

Call Mr. Gracia’s office today for a free consultation. Everything you discuss at the consultation will be private between you and Mr. Gracia.

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