Other Drug Charges
Our Michigan drug offense lawyers have 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.
The Michigan drug offense lawyers at Manley & Manley have decades of experience successfully handling a wide range of drug charges throughout the state. We realize the penalties for drug convictions can be very severe. That’s why people throughout the state rely on us when they have been charged with a serious drug crime.
Our lawyers have the credentials you need to get the job done right. Attorney Michael P. Manley is a Board-Certified Criminal Trial Expert, one of the 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.
Attorney Frank J. Manley has been named to the Michigan Super Lawyers list year after year. He was named among the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. He has also been listed among the Top 10 Criminal Defense Lawyers in Michigan, the Top 100 OWI Attorneys in the State of Michigan, and the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association.
What other drug charges does Manley & Manley handle in Michigan?
If you’ve been arrested or you are being investigated on drug charges, you need an experienced attorney to guide you. We can walk you through all the legal options available to you. We have a well-established track record of success. Visit the case results page to see how our attorneys have 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:
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 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.
Our attorneys have handled many cases in Michigan involving serious drug charges. We know what evidence to look for to build a strong case. We look for holes in the prosecutor’s case to help win a dismissal. In many cases, we can 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.
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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.
Our firm has helped many people in Michigan facing charges involving cocaine receive favorable verdicts or have their charges dismissed altogether.
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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.
Our attorneys have 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.