Nampa Drug Possession Lawyer
Free Drug Possession Case Evaluation
Have you or a loved one been arrested for drug possession? In Idaho, unlawful possession of even a small amount of a controlled substance can result in an arrest, criminal charges, and harsh penalties. Depending on the severity of your drug possession charges, you could face fines, imprisonment, and the burden of living the rest of your life with a criminal record.
Considering what is at stake, it is of the utmost importance to involve an attorney as soon as possible after an arrest for drug possession. At Gulstrom & Govia PC, we have more than 30 years of combined legal experience, and founding attorney Chad William Gulstrom is a former prosecutor who has an understanding of the “other side” of criminal proceedings. Our experience in this field and our dedication to our clients has enabled us to secure outstanding results in drug crime cases.
Find out how a Nampa drug possession lawyer can help by calling (208) 502-5006 for a free consultation.
Idaho Drug Possession Laws
Under Idaho law, any person who possesses a controlled substance, unless it was validly prescribed by a medical practitioner, can be charged with drug possession. Possession of a controlled substance can be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony depending on the drug involved and the amount possessed.
Defenses Against Drug Possession Charges
When you come to Gulstrom & Govia PC for criminal defense counsel in the face of drug possession charges, you will find that we will treat you with the respect and compassion you deserve. You will also find that our Nampa drug possession lawyers will aggressively fight for your best interests. Challenging drug possession charges can be difficult, but we will conduct a thorough investigation to determine the best approach.
When it comes to drug possession, some possible defense strategies or issues that would weaken the prosecuting attorney’s case may include:
- Proving that the defendant was unlawfully arrested.
- Proving that the defendant or the defendant’s property was unlawfully searched.
- Proving that drug evidence was mishandled.
- Proving that the drug evidence was not the defendant’s and that he or she had no knowledge of its presence.
- Proving that the chain of custody for the drug evidence was broken, rendering such evidence inadmissible in court.
If you would like to learn more, call our firm at (208) 502-5006.