Prescription Drug Offenses


Minneapolis & St. Paul Prescription Drug Lawyer

Prescription drug abuse has become an issue in Minneapolis and St. Paul over the years. Minnesota state law says that prescription drug abuse is the use of prescription drugs in a way that the prescribing doctor did not intend. Excluding marijuana, prescription drugs are the most heavily abused controlled substance in the U.S. It is also a crime that individuals are easily accused of when they are innocent.

If you have been accused of a prescription drug crime, it is your right to fight the charges with the help of an experienced Minneapolis criminal defense attorney. Your lawyer will reveal the facts in the case and be a strong advocate for you throughout the process so that you can receive the fairest result.

Experienced And Aggressive Advocacy

The Anderson Law Firm, PLLC has helped individuals throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin charged with prescription drug crimes. Our experience includes helping clients accused with offenses involving the following types of prescription drugs:

  • Stimulants, such as dextroamphetamine and Methylphenadate
  • Central Nervous System (CNS) depressants, such as barbiturates
  • Opioids, such as codeine and Oxycodone

These drugs are controlled substances because they can cause a person to have severely compromised motor skills, judgment, or they can be deadly if they are not properly taken. This is an issue that has become an issue among teenagers and it is because they can find them so easily. Other people are able to obtain the drugs through fraudulent prescriptions, illegal online pharmacies, friends and family members, theft, and through doctors that overprescribe painkillers and other types of drugs.

Fighting For Your Future

There are a number of strategies that your St. Paul criminal defense lawyer can use. We have helped clients throughout the Twin Cities reach resolutions that allow them to move forward with their lives. Sometimes individuals can be falsely accused of having prescription drugs in their possession illegally because they don’t have their prescription details with them. There are also instances when a person may have a drug slipped into their drink at a party. Individuals have even taken painkillers that they didn’t know was a controlled substance.

No matter the reason why you may be in possession of or under the influence of prescription drugs, you have access to an attorney who will fight for your rights and your future. This will help you avoid the maximum prison sentence of 15 years and the fine of $100,000. Even If there is some guilt in the matter, you still have a chance to move forward.

 

Contact A Minneapolis Criminal Defense Lawyer

The abuse of prescription drugs is very serious. An individual can be charged with being in possession with prescription drugs that are not their own or with the unlawful sale or distribution of prescription drugs. If you have been charged with a prescription drug offense, the Anderson Law Firm, PLLC has extensive experience achieving the best possible results in such cases. To find out more about the options available to you, call today at 612-332-3100 for a free consultation.