Cedar City, Utah, Defense Attorneys for Drug Distribution Charges

In Utah, is unlawful for any person to:

  1. manufacture, distribute, dispense, deliver, or purchase, or aid, abet, attempt, or conspire to manufacture, distribute, dispense, deliver, or purchase, or possess with intent to manufacture, distribute, dispense, deliver, or purchase a controlled substance;
  2. create, distribute, dispense, deliver, or purchase, or aid, abet, attempt, or conspire to create, distribute, dispense, deliver, or purchase, or possess with intent to distribute, dispense, deliver, or purchase a counterfeit substance.

Consequences of a Drug Distribution Conviction in Utah

Consequences for the conviction of a drug distribution charge may potentially include:

  • Jail/Imprisonment
  • Probation or parole
  • Drug testing
  • Court ordered counseling or rehabilitation
  • Loss of driver's license
  • Seizure of motor vehicle
  • Search and seizure conditions
  • Significant fines
  • Other

Defenses to Utah Drug Distribution Charges

Defenses of drug distribution may potentially include:

  • Insufficient evidence
  • Factual innocence
  • Valid prescription
  • Illegal search and seizure

How Can a Criminal Defense Attorney Help?

A good Utah criminal defense attorney will help you offer your best defense to drug charges, either by investigating and proving one of the defenses listed above, or by helping you reach a plea bargain or get a lower sentence. Learn more here about how a defense attorney helps you get the best outcome in your case.

If you have been charged with a drug related offense in Southern Utah, contact Douglas D. Terry & Associates in Cedar City or St. George. We have over 30 years' combined experienced and are committed to our clients' rights. Free consultation.

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