Drug crimes are a severe matter with more consequences than you may realize. If you are convicted, Maryland has a mandatory minimum jail sentence that must be served. Whether your charges will result in a misdemeanor or felony, any marks on your criminal record will continue to impact you by hindering employment or housing opportunities. On top of that, drug convictions can result in deportation for immigrants. You must meet with a criminal defense lawyer if you are accused of a drug crime.
Drug Court May Benefit You
Drug court may be an option if you are accused of a drug-related crime. Drug court is an alternative to traditional penalties focusing on rehabilitation through treatment programs. If you are willing to work on repair, this can be a great option. Ask an attorney about drug court and how it could benefit you.