Drug And Alcohol Related Crimes
Drug & Alcohol Crimes Lawyer
Alcohol and drug related crimes are among the most common crimes committed in the State of Oklahoma. The legal actions and consequences for these offenses can be devastating and life-altering for anyone, which may include imprisonment, hefty fines, and an unattractive criminal record among others. I understand this can be a very difficult time for you and your loved ones if you are charged for committing drug and alcohol crimes. Don’t allow the judicial system to overwhelm your life – call on an experienced Oklahoma criminal defense lawyer to defend your case.
Types of Drug & Alcohol Related Crimes
Of course there is nothing wrong with having a few drinks every now and then, but there is a thin line enjoying a beverage and making potentially life-threatening decisions such as taking drugs or drinking excessively. Once these barriers are crossed it can lead to a great number of alcohol and drug related offenses. That is why it is imperative to call an experienced drug and alcohol defense lawyer for any serious offense committed.
Common Alcohol Related Crimes
The list alcohol offenses can be quite extensive in Oklahoma. Here is a list of the common alcohol-related crimes: drunk and disorderly behavior, public intoxication, open container, liquor sales to people under the age of 21, consumption or possession of alcohol by a minor, DUI/DWI/APC.
Common Drug Related Crimes
Although certain medications are harmless, there are plenty of illegal and legal drugs that lead to criminal offenses. Some of the common drug-related crimes include: unlawful possession of marijuana, possession of controlled dangerous substances (CDS), possession of drug paraphernalia, public intoxication and possession with intent to manufacture/distribute/dispense/traffic.
Lifelong Consequences of Drug and Alcohol Crimes
Although there are plenty of legal actions that can be held against you, including fines, jail time (short-term and long-term sentences), probation, loss of driver’s license, community service and more, you may still encounter lifelong consequences after your sentence that even the best attorney cannot keep from happening. The consequences that most drug and alcohol offenders live with include:
- Loss of job/inability to find a new job with criminal background
- Declined from colleges or certification programs
- Increased driver’s insurance fees or dropped by insurance groups
- Lost trust from friends or relatives
- Living life on the run from the past
- No longer trusted to own a home or qualify for rent
When Should I Hire a Drug and Alcohol Crimes Lawyer?
If you have been arrested for drug and alcohol related crimes in Oklahoma City, you must call an experienced lawyer as soon as possible. Contact your defense lawyer online or call the Harroz Law office to schedule your case evaluation at (405) 568-4318.
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