Top-Rated Drug Possession Lawyer in Toronto
If you have been charged with possession of cocaine, marijuana, hashish, heroin, or any other illegal drug, you need the best lawyer. Drug-related offenses need to be handled carefully because a conviction can lead to significant fines, jail time, and even the loss of home and income. At Kahlon Law, we can help you deal with the complex legal court process that follows. As experienced criminal defense lawyers, we ensure the best possible outcome in drug-related charges. Sometimes, people mistakenly assume that being charged with the possession of a small amount of a drug isn’t something serious and they can get away by paying some fine. However, this isn’t always the case.
Whether you’re charged with serious offenses such as possession of drugs for trafficking or less serious ones like a small amount of marijuana possession, it’s important to discuss your case with legal experts. Usually, there is less chance of jail time unless you have prior related charges or other serious circumstances. But if not handled the right way, this type of charge of ruin your career and limit your ability to travel. But when we represent you, we know the right drug programs and other solutions that can result in a favorable outcome. So, don’t leave your future to chance and there’s no need to plead guilty before speaking to your lawyer. Contact Kahlon Law before you enter a plea.
Best Defense Against Drug Possession Charges
A drug offense is a serious crime with severe consequences. These charges could be the result of a person being accused of delivering, selling, or providing drugs illegally. To prove the accused guilty, the Crown Attorney needs to prove that the possessed item is an illegal drug as defined by the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. Besides proving the nature of the substance, the Crown Attorney must also prove that the accused possessed that drug or had control over the item. For defending drug possession charges, we use the best possible defense such as illegal search and seizure or fault in the police procedure. We determine how the police obtained the alleged drugs and the nature of the substance, whether the possessed drugs were intended for the alleged purpose like trafficking, and more. We explore all the possible defense options to prevent you from pleading guilty.
When charged for possession of a small amount of a controlled substance, participating in a diversion program can help you avoid conviction. Sometimes, completing a drug-treatment program is needed to get eligible for a diversion program. We know the right procedures to reduce the charges against you. As legal experts, we can also negotiate a plea bargain. To create a solid defense strategy, we explore all possible defense tactics. We find out whether the police search and evidence seizure was performed legally. When charged with such a crime, the police could arrest the accused. They will inform you of the reason for your rest and read you your rights to remain silent and legal counsel. So, make sure to exercise your rights and retain a qualified lawyer.