The dedicated drug crime defense attorney, David Pflaum has defended every type of drug case for 25 years, so he knows what to do to help you if you are facing a charge related to transportation of drugs.
Drug crime accusations related to transportation of drugs can be defended in many ways. It depends on the circumstances surrounding the detention and arrest, the type and quantity of drugs allegedly recovered by the police, and the evidence that the prosecution claims to have in support of the criminal charges.
Note. The fact that a police officer may have discovered drugs in someone’s car does not mean that there is enough evidence for a conviction.
HOW THE CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER HELPS IF A CLIENT IS IN CUSTODY
Get out of Jail. If the client is in jail, there are several ways attorney Pflaum can help him or her get released before the first court date, or during the first court date at the arraignment.
Click on the blue word “released” for more information about how the defense lawyer can help get a client out of jail as soon as possible.
How Was the Detention Done. One of the first things to do when defending a drug crime is to determine whether the police had probable cause for a detention of the person or the automobile where the drugs may have been found and, if not, whether the illegal evidence can be thrown out of court.
Search Warrant. If there was a search warrant involved, then the analysis should focus on the affidavit in support of the search warrant, and whether the scope of the search was appropriate.
Examine the Evidence. The attorney looks carefully at such important factors as where the drugs were supposedly found, the quantity of drugs, the analysis of the drugs, witness reports, statements of the driver and passenger, and video.
HOW THE DEFENSE LAWYER HELPS HIS CLIENT IN COURT
Plea Bargaining. Most cases filed in criminal court are settled by way of a plea bargain. This is an agreement between the client, his criminal defense lawyer, the prosecutor and the judge to resolve the case in a fair way to the client.
After analyzing the case, reviewing the police reports, reading the witness statements, and collecting valuable information about the client, Mr. Pflaum excels at getting excellent plea bargains for his clients.
A plea bargain is the most common way that a case is resolved in court. A good plea bargain comes from dedicated and skilled work by the defense lawyer who looks for the strengths of his clients case, and the weaknesses of the prosecutions case.
Trial. For those cases that cannot be settled by way of a petition to dismiss the charges, or a plea bargain, or for clients who choose to go to trial, attorney Pflaum has extensive experience at preparing cases for trial, presenting excellent opening statements and closing arguments, and winning.
Defenses. Aside from the strategies stated above, the defenses for transportation of drugs may include the following.
- lack of knowledge
- lack of actual possession of drugs
- insufficiency of the evidence to prove transportation
- lack of credibility of the prosecution witnesses.
You have constitutional rights. Stand up for your rights. Choose the right defender to protect your rights.
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