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Drug Crime Lawyers

South Carolina Attorneys for Drug Crime

Federal and State drug charges in South Carolina carry some of the stiffest penalties in the nation. When faced with a drug crime in South Carolina, you need a drug crime lawyer who is familiar with the drug laws in our state and has experience defending drug offenses. If you have been arrested on drug charges, and are worried about your personal and professional livelihood, the Strom Law Firm, LLC is here to help with your criminal case. Our Columbia drug crime attorneys know the system, we understand the law, particularly as it relates to drug offenses, and we will pursue every avenue available to protect your rights. In short, we will fight for you and your drug defense case.

How the Drug Offense Lawyers at Strom Law Can Help

The first step to take after being arrested for drugs or put under investigation for drug crimes is to make sure you have an experienced and knowledgeable defense attorney on your side. We offer completely free consultations so you can talk with a criminal defense lawyer about your drug possession case and discuss your legal rights. Based in Columbia, SC, we work with clients facing drug charges throughout the state of South Carolina, in all State and Federal Courts, as well as the State and Federal Courts in Georgia.

Immediately after being hired as your criminal defense attorney, we will begin challenging the drug offense evidence presented by the prosecutor. Every drug case is unique, and the charges and possible punishments span a wide range of severity. We Our Columbia drug crimes attorneys have defended numerous drug cases, involving a multitude of circumstances. Our decades of defending drug crimes have given us first-hand experience of the legal system in South Carolina as it relates to the prosecution of drug crimes. We Our criminal defense lawyers know the evidence to look for, including whether a search warrant or arrest warrant issued in your case was properly executed and the standards by which all investigations, searches, and arrests should be performed in South Carolina.

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What Are Possible Defenses To Drug Crimes?

We will look at every possible method to aggressively defend your crminal case and protect your rights. Possible defenses in drug crimes include:

  • Lack of evidence: South Carolina must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you are guilty of the crimes you are charged with, and they must provide evidence to support their charges.
  • Insufficient evidence: If the prosecution presents their case and the judge rules that the burden of proof was not met with clear and compelling evidence, the judge may dismiss the crminal case.
  • Probable cause: If an officer makes an arrest without reasonable grounds, or if the officer acquires evidence unlawfully, the arrest may have been unlawful, or the evidence may not be admissible in court.
  • Unwitting possession: This means you did not know that the substance was in your vehicle or in your home, or you were not aware of the nature of the substance.
  • Warrantless search: Warrantless searches are restricted under the Fourth Amendment. In most cases, investigators must get a search warrant before they search you or your property.

There are many other avenues a skilled criminal drug lawyer can pursue. The sooner you call our criminal defense attorneys, the sooner we can begin building your case and determining which strategies are best for your particular illegal drug charges.  A drug defense lawyer will work closely with you to create a strong defense a

If you have been arrested on drug charges in South Carolina, the Drug Charges Lawyer at Strom Law Firm, LLC can help.

Which Drug Crimes Do the Strom Law Firm Handle?

Whether you have been charged with possession, distribution, trafficking or manufacturing of:

The Drug Charges Lawyers at Strom Law Firm, LLC are here to help. Whether you have been charged with drug crimes such as:

  • Possession of drugs
  • Possession with intent to distribute (PWID)
  • Drug trafficking (Transporting Drugs)
  • Possession of drugs in the proximity of a school
  • Prescription Fraud
  • Manufacturing Drugs
  • Cultivation

The drug possession and drug trafficking lawyers at the Strom Law Firm, LLC are dedicated to protecting the rights of our SC clients, providing aggressive representation grounded in our decades of experience building and interpreting the laws of South Carolina. Contact a drug attorney today for a free consultation to discuss the facts of your case.

South Carolina Drug Laws Provide for Stiff Penalties

South Carolina has some of the toughest drug crime penalties in the nation. If you are convicted of a drug crime, your punishments can include:

  • Imprisonment
  • A fine
  • Probation
  • Loss of certain rights
  • Felony conviction

The severity of your punishment is dependent upon a number of surrounding factors, including whether you have a prior conviction, the number of drugs you possessed, and whether you were in the proximity of a SC school.

The most serious penalties are for drug trafficking. However, a conviction or bond forfeiture even for a simple possession conviction creates a criminal record and requires automatic suspension of your driver’s license. A criminal conviction can have lasting effects on your life and livelihood. A criminal record can impact your career and reputation. We understand this is a difficult time in your life, and our South Carolina drug attorneys use that understanding as the basis of our relationship with you.

The effectiveness of your South Carolina criminal legal representation plays a crucial role in the outcome of your drug case. At the Strom Law Firm, LLC, our drug case lawyers are dedicated to protecting the rights of our clients and providing experienced and skilled representation for your case.

We know the system, we understand the law, and we will provide an aggressive defense. We offer a zero-cost consultation with one of our drug defense attorneys. Call us today to discuss your criminal arrest, how to determine the evidence and charges against you, as well as possible defenses.

Contact Our South Carolina Drug Charges Lawyer Today

Strom Law Firm, LLC was founded in 1996 by former United States Attorney and Richland County Assistant Solicitor, Pete Strom. We have a team of dedicated lawyers and paralegals who will fight for your rights. We work with a robust roster of investigators, experts, and research resources who can help build a strong and vigorous case on your behalf. Call today for a free consultation with a drug charges lawyer.

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How this works

Step 1 - Welcome
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Step 2 - Initial Meeting
You'll meet with professionals. They will go through the facts of your case, explain the entire process.
Step 3 - Preparations
We builds your case by interviewing witnesses, conducting legal research, drafting pleadings, and hiring experts.
Step 4 - Trial
You'll learn that the firm is trial-ready. They've been preparing since day one and will guide you through the process.
Step 5 - Resolution
your case concludes with the firm hoping for a positive outcome. They assure enduring friendships and a commitment to being there for you, regardless of future legal needs.
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