Drug Trafficking Attorneys in Michigan

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Drug trafficking includes the cultivation, manufacturing, distribution, and sale of drugs. If you or someone you know has been arrested for possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, you need to speak with a skilled drug trafficking attorney in Michigan. Drug trafficking is a felony offense that can carry stiff penalties.

At The Law Offices of Barton Morris, our criminal defense lawyers are highly experienced in this complex area of law and can guide you every step of the way. The severity of your offense will be based on the substance that you were arrested with and the amount of the substance you possessed.

To learn how our Royal Oak-based drug trafficking attorneys can help you, call (248) 541-2600.
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Different Drug Classifications

Michigan law classifies controlled substances into five categories. The highest-level drugs (level I and II) carry a 20-year-offense and a $25,000 to $250,000 fine depending on the number of drugs allegedly in your possession. A Michigan drug trafficking lawyer will be able to ensure that the drugs you were arrested for are categorized correctly, as a common mistake made by the prosecuting attorney is to list a drug in a stronger category than it belongs in, resulting in a more severe sentencing.

Drugs are categorized by their potential for abuse:

  • Schedule I: LSD, ecstasy, heroin, GHB, hallucinogenic mushrooms
  • Schedule II: Cocaine, opium, morphine, OxyContin, Adderall, hydrocodone
  • Schedule III: Anabolic steroids, Vicodin, Tylenol, codeine
  • Schedule IV: Valium, Rohypnol, soma, Ambien, Xanax
  • Schedule V: Ephedrine and codeine, such as those found in cold medicine and cough syrups

Michigan's Classification of Controlled Substances, Schedule I, Schedule II, Schedule III, Schedule IV, Schedule V

If your charges include drug trafficking, these charges are much more severe than just possession. A drug trafficking lawyer who has plenty of experience with drug trafficking cases in their portfolio will be advantageous to you in court as a prosecutor will use every detail they can come up with to prove that you had the intent to sell the substances. The amount of drugs present and the packaging of the drugs will also come into play. This is why it is essential to have not just any criminal lawyer, but one who is a drug crimes lawyer experienced in handling drug trafficking cases in Michigan.

We Believe Everyone Deserves Top-Quality Legal Representation

The drug trafficking attorneys at The Law Offices of Barton Morris are committed to helping our clients overcome this painful moment in their lives. We are both knowledgeable and experienced in drug trafficking charges, and we believe in rehabilitation over punishment. Our professional criminal defense team will investigate every aspect of your case and work tirelessly on your behalf.

If you have been charged with drug trafficking, we can help. With over 20 years of experience, our lawyers have conducted dozens of jury trials, and we have the knowledge and skill to provide you with the personalized representation you need.

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