Any drug charge is a serious criminal offence and you could be facing serious consequences should you be found or plead guilty. There are various penalties which are based on the type of drug and the circumstances surrounding the offence. These punishments can range from a fine to lengthy periods of imprisonment. You will also be facing the prospect of having a criminal conviction recorded against your name for a drug offence. This could mean that you can have issues with your employment, travel or insurance.
If you have been charged with a drug offence in Queensland, it is vital that you seek advice from our criminal lawyers at the earliest possible opportunity. The way in which your matter should be defended will vary depending on type of drug, the quantity of that drug and the type of offence that you have been charged with. The earlier you seek experienced representation will ensure that you receive the best chance of success.
When you contact Hounsell Cunningham, we can provide a full and realistic assessment of your charge and will advise you on what to do next. If you do not have a defence to the charge, our advice will focus on your sentence and will detail steps, courses and rehabilitation that you can undertake to ensure that you receive the best possible outcome. We will help you understand the proceedings and will ensure that you know exactly what is happening and what is required of you at each stage.
Get in touch with Hounsell Cunningham for legal representation and advice for your drug charge and ensure that you have the best possible defence and support. Call now on (07) 3180 0104 or contact us online and we will get back to you.