Cocaine Possession Lawyers in Michigan
There is an unfortunate level of misunderstanding in society over just how serious drug possession charges are. It is not uncommon to hear someone talk about drug possession being "just a misdemeanor." This is not true; cocaine possession is a felony with serious criminal punishments. Additionally, you need to realize that having it on your record could prevent you from getting a job, scholarship or professional license.
If you face cocaine possession charges, you need an attorney. At Willis Law, we provide a serious defense against cocaine possession charges in West Michigan. We provide attentive service and pursue all means of achieving the best possible outcome for our clients.
Michigan Cocaine Possession Penalties
Depending on the amount of cocaine involved, penalties for cocaine possession vary:
- Under 50g of cocaine: Jail term of up to four years and a possible fine of up to $25,000.
- Between 50g and 450g of cocaine: Jail term of up to 20 years and fines of as much as $250,000.
- Between 450g and 1kg of cocaine: Jail term of up to 30 years and a fine of up to $500,000.
- Over 1kg of cocaine: Potential life imprisonment and a fine of up to $1 million.
No matter the circumstances of your cocaine possession arrest, you can rely on our lawyers for a knowledgeable, aggressive and cost-effective defense. We will explain the charges against you and how we can help. In many cases, we will seek out appropriate diversionary programs that will allow you to keep the conviction off your record. If there is evidence of an illegal search and seizure or entrapment, however, we will work to get the charges against you dropped and the case dismissed.
To learn more about how we can help you fight cocaine possession charges, contact us today for a free initial consultation. We have office locations in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Paw Paw.