Have you been arrested for possession of marijuana or another drug in Rhode Island? Drug charges can carry significant penalties if not handled appropriately. Therefore, even if you think you may simply want to accept a plea bargain, it is essential to have an attorney on your side ensuring your rights are protected. As a knowledgeable defense attorney, Matthew T. Marin can investigate the matter and determine an effective strategy for moving forward.
At the Law Offices of Matthew T. Marin, Esq., Inc. we take a unique approach to every case and examine the facts of the case being built against you.
To build your defense we always evaluate:
•The facts of your case
•The circumstances of your arrest
•If the police violated the Fourth Amendment
•If reasonable suspicion existed
•If a warrant was supported by probable cause
•Other violations related to seizure of evidence
Call for a consultation on your case today; we are here to help. We can offer defense suggestions, and let you know what we can do to beat the case, and keep your record clean. To discuss your criminal charges with an aggressive defense lawyer, call 401-228-8271 or email at[email protected].
Drug Convictions Carry
A conviction for possession of marijuana or another drug in Rhode Island can lead to penalties including heavy fines and potential jail time. You also need to be concerned about the stain a conviction places on your record. Having a drug conviction on your record may prevent you from being gainfully employed and lead to higher insurance premiums.
A Youthful Mistake Shouldn't
Ruin an Entire Life
If you are the parent or guardian of a juvenile charged with possession of marijuana or another drug crime, you need a skilled attorney to defend against these serious charges. A drug crime conviction can greatly affect a child's future employment and education. Our firm provides sound legal counsel and aggressive representation for minors who have found themselves in a bad situation
Because the potential penalties are severe, it is important to obtain a skilled criminal defense attorney as soon as possible to obtain the best results under the particular facts and law of your case. Your attorney's knowledge of defenses, sentencing guidelines, and alternative sentencing options will be vital to obtaining the best outcome under the law and facts of your case.