Criminal defense lawyer Flint, Michigan


Other Drug Charges

Michigan drug offense lawyer Michael P. Manley has years of experience representing clients facing a variety of narcotics offenses

Drug crime convictions in Michigan demand an experienced drug offense lawyer. Whether you have been charged with possession of methamphetamines or distribution of crack cocaine, it's critical that you have someone with a deep understanding of the law for all drug charges in Michigan.

Michigan drug offense lawyer Michael P. Manley has 27 years of experience successfully handling a wide range of drug charges throughout the state. He realizes the penalties for drug convictions can be very severe. That's why people throughout the state rely on him when they have been charged with a serious drug crime.

Attorney Manley has the credentials you need to get the job done right. He is a Board Certified Criminal Trial Expert, one of very few criminal defense lawyers in Central Michigan with that distinction, and is one of the few attorneys named to the Michigan Super Lawyers list. He received a superb 10 rating from Avvo, the highest level. His work has been featured on “The Today Show,” “20/20,” “Dateline” and other national news programs.

What other drug charges does attorney Manley handle in Michigan?

Drug charges in Michigan can involve many other drugs besides marijuana. Some of the other charges we handle at our law involve:

If you've been arrested or you are being investigated on drug charges, you need an experienced attorney to guide you. Michael P. Manley can walk you through all the legal options available to you. He has a well-established track record of success. Visit the case results page to see how Mr. Manley has helped others.

Prescription Drug Charges

Legal drugs prescribed by a doctor can become illegal if someone sells them to another person. That's one of the main reasons why people are arrested for prescription drugs in Michigan. Some of the most common prescription drug charges in Michigan involve possession of a controlled substance without a prescription or the illegal sale of the following drugs:

  • Oxycontin/Oxycodone
  • Amphetamines
  • Percocet

If you are convicted of possession of a Schedule 1 or Schedule 2 drug, such as OxyContin, you could be sentenced to the following prison terms. In each case, the charge is felony:

  • Possession of less than 50 grams - up to 4 years in prison
  • Possession of 50 - 450 grams - up to 20 years in prison
  • Possession of 450 - 1,000 grams - up to 30 years in prison
  • Possession of 1,000 grams or more - up to life in prison

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Methamphetamine Charges

Methamphetamine is a highly addicted drug with many street names such as meth, crystal meth, crank and chalk, among many others. If you have been charged with possession or distribution of methamphetamine in Michigan or you are under investigation by authorities, you will need an experienced attorney on your side. Prosecutors take methamphetamine charges very seriously and will fight hard to get a conviction.

Attorney Manley has handled many cases in Michigan involving serious drug charges. He knows what evidence to look for to build a strong case. He looks for holes in the prosecutor's case to help win a dismissal. In many cases, Michael P. Manley helps minimize the impact of the charge. He helps clients charged with possession or distribution of methamphetamines get the help they need if they are struggling with addiction issues.

"Our work extends far beyond the courtroom," Michael P. Manley says. "If you're addicted to meth or other similar drugs, we can help you get to the right spot. We want to help you get your life back track. That's why we work so hard on every single case at our firm. We understand that many drug charges demand special attention."

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Cocaine/ Crack Cocaine Charges

Have you been charged with possession or distribution of cocaine or crack cocaine in Michigan? If so, it's important to realize the consequences of a conviction for possession or distribution of either drug.

You could easily find yourself incarcerated for several months or years and fined thousands of dollars if you are arrested and convicted for charges involving cocaine or crack cocaine. Fortunately, you do have many legal options available to you.

Attorney Manley has helped many people in Michigan facing charges involving cocaine receive favorable verdicts or have their charges dismissed altogether.

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Heroin Charges

Heroin is a highly addictive illegal drug that falls under the schedule 1 classification. The state of Michigan and the federal government have strict laws regulating the possession or sale of heroin. If you have been arrested in Michigan on a heroin-related charge, it's important to obtain legal advice as soon as possible. Someone in possession of less than 50 grams of heroin can face felony charges and up to 4 years in prison and $25,000 in fines.

Even if you believe your case seems hopeless, you likely have more legal options available than you might realize. Many possession cases never get to trial. They often end in a dismissal or a plea agreement that brings about a fair resolution.

Attorney Manley has years of experience handling complicated cases involving heroin charges in Michigan. That's why so many people throughout the state rely on him when they have been charged with a serious drug crime. Call (810) 238-0500 for a free consultation about your case.

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