Attorney Faigel has over 30 years of experience handling all types of drug - related offenses. His experience ranges from lower level misdemeanor offenses to felony drug offenses in both State and Federal Court. Common offenses include trafficking (selling) controlled substances, illegal manufacture of drugs, illegal possession of chemicals for the manufacture of drugs and possession of a controlled substance or related paraphernalia.
In Massachusetts, and elsewhere, the impact of even a minor drug related crime can be severe due to the harsh and strict state and federal drug laws. Potential penalties vary depending on the offense, the amount of drugs involved, the type of drug involved and location of the alleged drug sale. A conviction for a drug related crime can result in serious penalties, including jail, the inability to obtain employment, or find housing.
You should not face a state or federal drug charge on your own. Both the state and the federal government have unlimited resources to investigate and prosecute you. Through state and federal agencies such as the State and local Police, the FBI, the DEA, the IRS, the Secret Service and the Dept. of Homeland security, the state and federal government can focus in on almost every aspect of an individual's everyday life.
Whether you are charged with a state or federal drug offense, every person still maintains certain rights under the 4th, 5th, 6th and 14th amendments to the U.S. Constitution as well as the Massachusetts Declaration of Rights. Andover drug crime lawyer Neil Faigel will file all of the appropriate pretrial search and seizure motions with the court in order to protect your rights and limit the governments evidence against you. If the evidence that the government seeks to introduce against you in court is suppressed, Attorney Faigel will then seek to have the charges against you dismissed.
For example, in a recent case that Andover drug crime lawyer Neil F. Faigel handled, the police had charged an individual with the possession and distribution of drugs that had been found during a search of his basement. Attorney Faigel filed a motion to suppress the drugs found in the basement of his client's house based upon the fact that the police had obtained a warrant to search the basement through information obtained from an anonymous source. When presented with Attorney Faigel's motion to suppress the drug evidence, the prosecutor agreed to dismiss all the charges against Attorney Faigel's client.
It is critical that a person who is arrested or charged with a state or federal drug crime contact Andover drug crime attorney Neil F. Faigel. Attorney Faigel has the knowledge and experience to fight a drug crime case. Attorney Faigel has been helping clients in both state and federal court fight their drug crime charges for over 30 years. Attorney Faigel knows what motions to file, and how to effectively argue your case. Oftentimes, the police have a history of filing false search warrant affidavits. Attorney Neil F. Faigel knows how to uncover unlawful police misconduct. Once this is found, this will lead the prosecutor to either dismiss the charges against you or reduce the charges you are facing.
If you have been charged with a drug crime in state or federal court, or you would like to discuss a legal matter involving a possible drug or drug related crime, please contact Attorney Neil Faigel as soon as possible. It is imperative that you have a seasoned and experienced defense attorney to advise you as early as possible. Contact Attorney Faigel for a free consultation right away. He will ensure that you receive the best possible defense.