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Orange County Drug Crimes Attorney

Criminal Defense Lawyers Orange County, California

Facing drug charges in Orange County, California? An Orange County Drug Crimes Defense Attorney can help. Orange County criminal defense attorney and lawyer Scott D. Hughes is experienced in defending drug crime charges throughout California. If you or someone you know has been arrested for a drug-related offense, you will need an experienced defense attorney on your side.

What Constitutes a Drug Crime?

A drug crime is a criminal act that involves the use, sale, possession, or distribution of illegal substances such as: marijuana, cocaine, crack, PCP, ecstasy, heroin, LSD, opiates, or unauthorized prescription medications. In recent years, the state of California has become increasingly harsh with both drug crime laws and penalties. Any person who is convicted of a drug crime in Orange County or the surrounding areas can expect to spend time in jail, pay large fines, and attend mandatory drug and alcohol treatment programs.

Due to the severity of the legal consequences involved, it is always advisable that a person retain the services of a knowledgeable Orange County criminal defense attorney once he/she has been charged with a drug crime in Orange County, California. Orange County drug crime lawyer Scott D. Hughes can provide a client with insightful legal counsel and direction throughout the criminal process.

Orange County Drug Possession, Sales, and Distribution Charges

According to the law, numerous illegal acts are categorized as drug crimes in the state of Florida. Some of the most serious drug crimes that are frequently committed in Tampa and the surrounding areas are:

  • Drug cultivation
  • Drug distribution
  • Drug importation
  • Drug manufacturing
  • Drug possession
  • Drug possession for sale
  • Drug trafficking
  • Drug transportation

Why Hire a Drug Crime Attorney?

After a person has been charged with committing a drug crime, it is imperative that the person consult a skilled Orange County criminal defense attorney. A defense lawyer can get involved from the onset of the legal process and provide insight and direction as the person’s case progresses. Additionally, an Orange County Drug Crimes attorney can negotiate with judges and prosecutors to possibly have the person’s criminal charges reduced, or in some cases, dismissed entirely.

Attorney Scott D. Hughes Can Help

Scott D. Hughes has represented many clients who were facing convictions for drug crimes and harsh legal penalties. With his help, past clients have been able to fight their drug crime charges and obtain successful outcomes in court. Scott D. Hughes is an experienced California criminal defense lawyer who is an aggressive, professional litigator ready to help you.

Call the Law Offices of Scott D. Hughes immediately for your free drug crime consultation at (714) 987-2671!

Orange County drug crime lawyer Scott D. Hughes provides theft crimes defense to individuals in the following cities:

Aliso Viejo, Anaheim, Brea, Buena Park, Costa Mesa, Cypress, Dana Point, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Irvine, La Habra, La Palma, Laguna Beach, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Laguna Woods, Lake Forest, Los Alamitos, Mission Viejo, Newport Beach, Orange, Placentia, Rancho Santa Margarita, San Clemente, San Juan Capistrano, Santa Ana, Seal Beach, Stanton, Tustin, Villa Park, Westminster, and Yorba Linda.

Additionally, we successfully represent individuals in Los Angeles, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties.

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