Columbus Drug Paraphernalia Defense Lawyer
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Being accused of crimes related to drug paraphernalia is a serious criminal charge that demands professional legal attention. If you are being faced with these charges or feel that you are in a situation that deems the potential of drug paraphernalia related charges, please do not hesitate to find legal advice, representation, and support.
Columbus Drug Paraphernalia Charges
According to the Ohio Revised Code, Drug paraphernalia is defined as possessing a product of any kind that is designed for the drug use. Depending on the specific situation and degree of charges, penalties vary. Drug paraphernalia charges are independent of drug possession charges meaning that the charges for drug possession and paraphernalia possession are mutually exclusive. In most cases, drug paraphernalia charges are classified in Ohio courts as 4th degree misdemeanors, but can be charged in some cases as high as a 1st degree misdemeanors.
To read about the different controlled substance classifications and their penalties, read here.
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Hire an Experienced Columbus Drug Crimes Lawyer
Fortunately, the Law Offices of Eric J. Hoffman have extensive experience with drug crime charges in the state of Ohio and are regarded by peers and clients as distinguished specialist in the field. Mr. Hoffman has 34 years of experience defending clients with drug crime charges. Mr. Hoffman most notably has been involved in many high profile drug crime cases in Columbus and the surrounding counties and has received multiple not guilty verdicts.