Drug Defence Lawyers in Edmonton
Drug trafficking, drug possession, and drug manufacturing in Edmonton, Alberta
Being convicted of a drug possession, drug trafficking or importation charges (“drug felony charges” as they are known in the United States) can lead to serious consequences and drug possession penalties that could affect your life for decades. A drug possession lawyer from Gunn Law Group is highly experienced in preparing a top quality defence when you have been accused of any of the following drug crimes:
- Simple drug possession
- Cross-border importation of illicit substances
- Possession of precursors used to manufacture drugs like methamphetamine or ecstasy.
- Cultivating drugs, drug manufacturing and production (marijuana grow operations and meth labs, etc.)
- Gang, organized crime & conspiracy charges
- Possession for the purpose of trafficking
Whether you are facing a relatively minor charge of marijuana possession or something more serious like possession for the purposes of trafficking, it is of the utmost importance that you choose a drug possession lawyer from a group of reputable criminal lawyers who have experience in fighting for your rights and winning. Often these charges are indictable which means that the Crown may seek more severe penalties than if the charges were summary conviction offences. Whereas the United States classifies their offences as felonies and misdemeanours, in Canada we refer to indictable and summary conviction charges. When so much is at stake, you can trust the criminal defence team at Gunn Law Group to properly handle your drug possession, trafficking or importation case. You or someone you know could be facing serious consequences and you need to have a law firm on your side that will give you the best chance of clearing your name and keeping you out of jail.
Fight drug possession, importation & trafficking charges
Drug possession penalties for a criminal conviction may include fines and serious prison sentences. If you or someone you know wants to avoid a serious drug possession penalty, you should contact the law offices of Gunn Law Group. We have decades of experience in successfully challenging the prosecution’s case; we scrutinize the drug possession arrest, the police investigation, and the collection of evidence to present your defence argument and lessen drug possession penalties. Drug possession laws in Alberta prohibit a person from being in possession of illegal and illicit substances such as marijuana, cocaine, heroin, ecstasy,and crystal meth. To prove possession, though, the prosecution must show that the accused person had both control and knowledge of the illicit nature of the substance.
In many drug possession cases, there is a question of whether the evidence against the accused was obtained lawfully or not. If the police performed an illegal search and seizure, the defence may argue that the evidence obtained as a result of the illegal search be excluded from evidence. We will test the police investigation and the prosecution case by questioning the following:
- Was a search warrant issued?
- Were the terms of the warrant executed properly?
- Was there probable cause to issue a search warrant
- Was there probable cause to allow a wiretap?
- Is the quality of the evidence against you questionable?
The criminal defence lawyers at Gunn Law Group have successfully defended clients who have been arrested and charged with possessing illegal substances such as marijuana, cocaine, ecstasy, methamphetamine, heroin, OxyContin, and trafficking those substances or painkillers and prescription drugs.
Contact our trustworthy drug possession lawyers in Edmonton
A conviction for drug possession charges can have a devastating impact on the rest of your life: your work and career, your financial situation and your family life. If you have been arrested on a drug possession, importation or trafficking charge, do not put your future at risk. You need a top quality drug lawyer to ensure minimal or no drug possession penalty. If you have been arrested on a drug possession, drug trafficking or importation charge, do not put your future at risk. Contact the criminal defence team at Gunn Law Group.
The Gunn Law Group handles criminal defence of drug-related charges anywhere in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest territories, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.
Call our offices at 1-780-666-7561 and start taking control today.