Illegal Possession of Prescription Drugs and Prescription Fraud Crimes

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Certain prescription drugs have a high potential for abuse and are therefore closely regulated by the government, and obtaining prescription medication in an illegal way, delivering certain prescription drugs, and possessing such drugs with intent to deliver are all serious criminal charges in Michigan.

Prescription fraud is a criminal offense that involves using deception or misrepresentation to unlawfully obtain prescription drugs. This may be committed by stealing blank prescription slips, by forging information on a prescription slip, by altering a prescription or by creating counterfeit prescriptions. As is the case with all drug-related offenses, a drug crime can be a violation of federal or local drug laws and a conviction can lead to serious penalties which may follow you the rest of your life.

If you have been arrested or charged with Illegal Possession of Prescription Drugs or a Prescription Fraud Crime, we know the law and can help you understand your rights and develop defenses to charges levied against you. To retain Garmo & Kiste, PLC call us at (248) 398-7100 for a free consultation or contact us with a private message. Prescription Drug Charges – Michigan Drug Crimes Attorney

Common Illegal Possession of Prescription Drug and Prescription Fraud Crimes:

If you are reading this, you may already know that not all drug crimes relate to illegal narcotics, in fact, prescription fraud and prescription drug crimes of all kinds are very serious and may result in harsh consequences should you be convicted of such a crime, additionally you may also face possession, manufacturing, distribution, trafficking or sale of prescription drugs charges as well.

Common drugs associated with Prescription Drug and Prescription Fraud crimes which our attorneys regularly handle include:

  • Alprazolam, more commonly known as Xanax
  • Amphetamine/dextroamphetamine, more commonly known as Adderall
  • Diazepam, more commonly known as Valium
  • Hydrocodone, more commonly known as Vicodin
  • Meperidine, more commonly known as Demerol
  • Methylphenidate, more commonly known as Ritalin
  • Percocet
  • Oxycodone, more commonly known as OxyContin

Remember, judges have a tremendous amount of discretion when imposing your punishment. Without us, or another competent attorney, you may say or do the wrong thing, increasing your punishment. For this reason, looking for an attorney who practices in the county where you were violated is particularly helpful. That said we regularly practice in the counties of Oakland, Macomb, Wayne, and Lapeer, Livingston, Washtenaw, Genesee, and St. Clair. For more information about Prescription Drug Charges – Michigan Drug Crimes Attorney, call us at (248) 398-7100 for a free consultation or contact us with a private message.

Why hire us?

One of the greatest advantages of hiring our firm is the connections we bring to the process. Typically we know the prosecutor and the judge, allowing us to anticipate the judge’s reactions, understand how the prosecutor will want to proceed, and to negotiate the best deal for our clients in efforts of removing as much uncertainty from the process as possible. For this reason, looking for an attorney who practices in the county where you were violated is particularly helpful. That said we regularly practice in the counties of Oakland, Macomb, Wayne, and Lapeer, Livingston, Washtenaw, Genesee, and St. Clair.

Let us help you navigate the Court system’s rough waters, and keep you out of jail. For more information about Illegal Possession of Prescription Drugs and Prescription Fraud Crimes, or to retain Garmo & Kiste, PLC call us at (248) 398-7100 for a free consultation or contact us with a private message.

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