Criminal Law – Drug Crimes Federal Drug Crimes
Pittsburgh Drug Crime Attorneys
Simply put, the penalties associated with federal drug charges are serious. A conviction for a federal drug offense may carry lengthy mandatory prison terms. If you are under suspicion for committing a federal drug crime, the government has substantial resources at its disposal to develop a strong case against you. Do not delay – seek legal help immediately from an experienced criminal defense law firm.
At the Law Office of Melvin L. Vatz , we have the skills and tenacity to help preserve your rights. Our criminal defense firm has represented clients charged with federal crimes throughout the Pittsburgh metropolitan area and western Pennsylvania. We are prepared to mount a compelling defense strategy and mitigate any potential damages. Contact our law firm today to schedule a free initial consultation.
Experienced Drug Crimes Lawyers in Pittsburgh
From representation of clients before grand juries, through trials in federal court, through appeals to the Court of Appeals, our law firm has represented individuals charged with crimes in all phases of a federal criminal prosecution. The Law Office of Melvin L. Vatzhas a strong background from defending clients in federal cases involving illegal substances such as cocaine, marijuana, methamphetamine, heroin, ecstasy and illegally obtained prescription drugs such as OxyContin. We are also prepared to handle cases involving asset forfeiture in connection with drug charges.
Defending Your Rights and Lessening Your Possible Sentence
Our firm’s drug crimes lawyer, Melvin Vatz, will scrutinize every detail of your arrest to uncover any signs of an illegal search and seizure. We will aggressively challenge the drug charges if law enforcement violated your constitutional rights. We will also fight for the charges to be dropped or greatly reduced, if the crime you allegedly committed does not fit the charges. Our law firm will work endlessly to protect your rights, in charges of crimes such as:
- Drug trafficking
- Drug importation or exportation
- Drug manufacturing
- Drug distribution
If charged with a federal crime, the federal sentencing guidelines will impact any possible sentence. Our drug crime lawyers at our law firm have worked with the guidelines since they were enacted and understand their impact on your case. We will work hard to identify all factors which may lead to reducing your possible sentence.
Contact Us For a Free Initial Consultation
Whether you are facing drug possession or drug trafficking charges, we are prepared to mount a strong and aggressive defense. Contact us by e-mail or by calling (412) 391-3030 for a free initial consultation.