Drug Crimes

Quincy Drug Crimes Attorney

Mitigating The Consequences Of Drug Charges

Immediate legal representation is 100 percent necessary if you or a loved one is under investigation, has been charged with a felony or misdemeanor, or has been arrested for a drug crime. An experienced and highly skilled drug crime defense attorney is a critical asset at every stage of the legal process. That's where Sweeney & Associates, LLC, can help.

An effective defense requires quick action to investigate, gather evidence and get witness accounts in your favor. Police officers and investigators will build evidence against you. We will work to suppress any evidence that may have been obtained illegally, collected improperly or analyzed incorrectly. Contact us today.

It's possible to prevent charges from being brought against you if you are under investigation. Our lawyers are available 24/7 to protect your rights and offer legal counsel. In many cases, investigators gather evidence for months through wiretaps, surveillance and other discreet investigation practices. We can advise you on their tactics and the legality of their actions, offer legal advice and speak to prosecutors before a case against you is completed.

To speak with an experienced Quincy drug crimes attorney, give us a call at (617) 300-0212 or contact us online today.

Protecting Your Reputation in Quincy & Canton

It's a family problem when a family member is charged with a drug offense. At Sweeney & Associates, LLC, our Quincy criminal defense lawyers have represented the accused throughout Quincy, Canton, and across Massachusetts, defending against charges ranging from college students in possession of marijuana to alleged drug rings trafficking cocaine and heroin.

As your attorneys, we can keep all affected family members informed and help you manage any negative consequences that might ensnare family members, such as publicity, emotional distress, financial strain and issues affecting children.

Penalties for Drug Crimes in Massachusetts

In Massachusetts, offenses related to drugs come with substantial consequences designed to discourage drug-related activities and uphold public safety. The degree of penalties hinges on multiple factors, such as the nature and quantity of drugs, the individual's prior criminal record, and any aggravating conditions. Some common penalties for drug crimes in Massachusetts include:

  • Fines: Convicted individuals may face substantial fines as part of their sentence, which can vary depending on the offense.
  • Incarceration: Drug offenses can result in imprisonment, ranging from months to years, especially for more serious offenses or repeat offenders.
  • Probation: In some cases, the court may impose probation instead of or in addition to incarceration. Probation typically involves regular check-ins with a probation officer and adherence to specific conditions, such as drug testing and participation in treatment programs.
  • Loss of Driver's License: Being convicted of drug offenses can result in the suspension or revocation of the individual's driver's license, affecting their capacity to travel to work or fulfill other obligations.
  • Asset Forfeiture: Law enforcement may seize assets, such as vehicles or money, believed to be connected to drug crimes.

It's crucial for individuals facing drug charges in Massachusetts to seek legal representation promptly. A skilled Quincy drug crimes attorney can assess the specific circumstances, build a strategic defense, and work to minimize the potential penalties, emphasizing the importance of legal guidance in navigating the complexities of the criminal justice system.

To speak with an experienced Quincy drug crimes attorney, give us a call at (617) 300-0212 or contact us online today.

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Our Unique Insight is Your Advantage

Attorney Richard Sweeney is a retired Boston police sergeant detective who commanded one of Boston's elite drug units for years. He also trained police officers across the state on investigative techniques, arrest procedures, and evidence collection. This background allows him to recognize when the proper protocols and procedures are not followed or your rights have been violated.

We will catch any discrepancies and use them to mitigate the consequences you face. In some cases, rights violations, faulty search warrants, discrepancies in the chain of custody or in the testing of the drugs can lead to the case being dismissed. Our Quincy-based criminal defense team has more than 20 years of combined legal experience in addition to attorney Sweeney's 13 years with the Boston Police Department. We know criminal cases from all angles.

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Your specific needs, charges and potential consequences will dictate the course of our defense. We use state-of-the-art technology for research, updates on recent developments in both state and federal law, and evidence and data analysis.

Our ability to analyze the unique circumstances of your case combined with our knowledge and experience enables us to communicate effectively with you about your legal options. We are dedicated to providing personalized counsel to develop the best defense for you, whether you are facing charges in state or federal court.

Every case is different. Please contact us online or call our Quincy office today at (617) 300-0212 to speak with one of our attorneys or to schedule a free, confidential consultation. We offer fixed and hourly billing rates, and we accept all major credit cards.

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