Prescription Fraud Lawyers in Michigan
Aggressively Fighting for Your Rights & Freedom
Prescription fraud can occur in many different ways and is defined as the illegal acquisition of prescription drugs for personal use or profit. Prescription fraud commonly occurs when a person steals prescription pads, calls in their own prescriptions, or alters already existing prescriptions in an attempt to get drugs. People don’t always obtain the drugs for themselves; oftentimes, they obtain the drugs to illegally sell on the streets.
The most common drugs found in prescription fraud cases include:
As with all drug-related crimes, if you are convicted, you will be facing harsh penalties and fines. Immediately consulting with an experienced Michigan prescription fraud attorney is imperative to a successful defense. At The Law Offices of Barton Morris, our lawyers are highly experienced in this complicated area of law. In fact, we have been fighting on behalf of our clients for over 20 years, giving us a comprehensive understanding of this state’s criminal laws. You can trust us to provide you with the strong representation you deserve.
Prescription Fraud Penalties
If you obtain possession of a controlled substance (drugs) by a fraudulent prescription, you will be charged with a 4-year felony and/or receive fines up to $30,000. If this is your first offense, it may be possible that your charge can be taken under advisement and then dismissed.
Regardless of the severity of your charges or how difficult your situation is, we have the skills needed to effectively protect your rights. We can proficiently navigate you throughout every stage of the legal process while helping you make sound decisions. Visit our firm for a free consultation and sit down with one of our knowledgeable prescription fraud lawyers in Michigan. We will help you figure out your next best steps for moving forward.