Drug Offenses and Controlled Substance Charges in West Virginia
In the state of West Virginia, in is illegal to manufacture, deliver, or possess any controlled substances at any time. If you have been charged with the intent to distribute, or possession of illegal substances, contact the professionals at Hayden and Associates in Beckley, WV. For more than 20 years, attorney Gerald Hayden has been providing clients with the most reliable criminal defense services in the area. Mr. Hayden and his staff work tirelessly to achieve the best results for our clients, no matter the case. The West Virginia codes of law involving controlled substances and drug trafficking are as follows:
- A conviction of possession or distribution of a Schedule I or II drug, or narcotics, requires at least one to fifteen years in state prison, and/or a fine of $25,000.
- Schedule IV charges can mean felony convictions, and may require imprisonment for one to three years, and/or a fine of $10,000.
- A Schedule V substance arrest can lead to a misdemeanor conviction, and requires jail time for six months to one year, and/or a fine of $5,000.
Let Us Handle the Legal Hassle and Ensure Your Rights!
If you have been arrested for the possession or distribution of drugs and other controlled substances, the only way to ensure that your rights remain upheld is to hire an experienced and dedicated attorney. Hayden and Associates offer legal services that our clients know they can rely on, so our law office is the best choice for anyone seeking top quality legal counsel in Southern West Virginia. Contact us today if you have been arrested or charged with a drug crime, and let us handle the hassle!
Call us today at (866) 386-7374 to find out more!