At The Law Office of Ernest J. Bauer, Jr., I use my aggressive trial skills and proactive defense strategies to defend the rights of those accused of drug possession in Covington and throughout the North Shore. For more than a decade, I have focused my practice primarily in the area of criminal defense, allowing me to stay on the cutting edge of the field. I use my extensive legal knowledge to craft custom tailored strategies designed to minimize the impact that a criminal charge will have in your life and the lives of your loved ones.
Although any controlled substance can lead to drug possession charges, I routinely defend those accused of possessing:
- Methamphetamine (typically called "meth")
These charges can also involve prescription drugs such as OxyContin, Vicodin, Adderall and Ritalin.
The consequences of drug possession are even more severe for college and university students, such as those attending Southeastern Louisiana University. They face not only punishment from the criminal justice system, but also negative repercussions from college disciplinary boards. These boards can even go as far as expelling a student if he or she is convicted of a crime such as drug possession. As such, it is even more important for college students to have a Covington drug possession attorney to help them fight charges related to drug possession.
Drug Possession And Fraud
In recent years police and prosecutors in Louisiana have targeted specific types of conduct that are often indicative of drug possession and other drug-related crimes. Specifically, they look for those who appear to be "doctor shopping" — going from doctor to doctor trying to find the provider most likely to give them a prescription — in an attempt to obtain prescription medication even when they do not really need it. If a person gives the doctor false information about his or her condition to obtain prescription drugs, or if the person steals a prescription pad to write a prescription for him or herself, the state may bring charges for fraud.
Contact A Slidell Marijuana Defense Attorney
If you have been arrested for drug possession, do not delay. Contact me, a Louisiana criminal lawyer, as soon as possible at 504-610-5645 for a free consultation where I will give you an honest assessment of your situation.