Heroin use in the Buffalo area has grown in very recent years. Highly addictive and inexpensive to buy, it has become the drug of choice for many people. If you have been charged and are facing heroin charges in the Buffalo Area, there are some important facts to keep in mind regarding your case.
First of all, New York state has some of the toughest and most complex
laws regarding the sale and possession of heroin. It is important that you
find a criminal defense lawyer with
the experience needed to guide your case through the courts. Don’t try to attempt to navigate this on your own.
A good lawyer can be the difference in receiving a lesser sentence than what you could have received.
Secondly, your sentence, if found guilty, will be based on a lot of
different issues from your case. Your previous criminal history, how
much heroin was in your possession, and if you were selling it, — all
contribute to what sentence you will get Be certain you have all the advantages afforded to you by the law. All
cases have their own individual circumstances and needs, make sure your
lawyer is aware of all aspects of your situation.
In the Buffalo area, most people strike a plea agreement in order to
avoid trial, in fact, most heroin cases never go to trial. Your
lawyer will fight to win you the best plea deal available, helping you
avoid trial and further costs associated with it, while also most likely
getting you a reduced sentence. Don’t take chances with your
future—make sure you have a criminal defense lawyer that understands how
the system works, how to negotiate pleas, and has an extensive
knowledge of the law.
Call J John Sebastian for a free consult.
J. John Sebastian, Attorney and Counsellor at Law
Former Assistant District Attorney