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Drug Sales

Nassau County Drug Sales Attorney

Drug Sale Defense Lawyer Serving Nassau County, New York

At Lerner & Lerner, P.C., we have been providing outstanding, award-winning legal service to clients in Nassau County for decades. We have more than 70 years of collective experience as prosecutors and criminal defense attorneys, during which time we have developed an in-depth understanding of the New York criminal justice system. We have even been featured as legal correspondents in the media, where we have used our expertise as New York drug crime lawyers to serve the public – and we are prepared to use it to your advantage.

No matter what sort of drug-related crime you have been charged with, you need serious representation and highly skilled advocates on your team. Contact a member of our team at Lerner & Lerner, P.C. today to schedule your free consultation with a Nassau County drug crimes attorney. We are willing to meet with you in person, over the phone, or via video conference, and we are committed to remaining in close contact with you throughout your case.

Protect your freedom. Call our Nassau County criminal defense firm at (516) 586-0383 or fill out our intake form online today.

Is Selling Drugs a Felony in New York?

Yes. Even fifth-degree drug sale crimes, which are punishable by up to 2 ½ years in prison, are considered felonies. On the opposite end of the spectrum, first-degree drug sale crimes could land you in prison for up to 20 years, 5 years of probation, up to $100,000 in fines, court fees related to your criminal proceedings,

Penalties for Drug Sales in New York

New York is home to some of the most stringent drug laws in the United States. Convictions for drug sales are severe, especially when large quantities, firearms, and other aggravating factors are involved, increasing the severity of the crime and the penalties.

In addition to fines and jail time, noncriminal consequences of dealing or trafficking drugs can include:

  • Driver’s license suspension
  • Revocation of professional licenses
  • Deportation proceedings
  • Loss of reputation and social standing
  • Having to disclose your criminal charges on future applications for loans, housing, educational programs, etc.

Protecting Your Rights. Pursuing the Best Outcome.

At Lerner & Lerner, P.C., we defend Nassau County residents and those throughout the surrounding area charged with the felony sale of narcotics, including:

  • Marijuana,
  • Concentrated Cannabis (commonly called “wax” or “oil”),
  • Methamphetamine (“meth”),
  • Crack,
  • Cocaine,
  • LSD,
  • Ecstasy,
  • Heroin,
  • Club drugs,
  • Benzodiazepines (Benzos),
  • Vicodin, OxyContin (oxycodone), and
  • Other prescription drugs.

We attend to every detail in investigating the facts and circumstances surrounding your drug crime, whether it involves the sale of a controlled substance or possession with intent to sell. Law enforcement must follow constitutional requirements, particularly regarding probable cause for search and seizure.

Throughout the entire process, we remain at your side, helping you make informed decisions. We pursue the best outcome, including dismissal, plea bargain, intervention program or trial.

For help from an experienced and results-driven Nassau County criminal defense lawyer, contact Lerner & Lerner, P.C., by calling (516) 586-0383.

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