Experienced DuPage County Crack Defense Attorney
Being charged with a drug crime involving crack-cocaine is an extremely serious matter in Illinois. Most illicit drug charges carry stiff penalties, but crimes involving crack-cocaine carry even harsher sentences for convictions. At Ramsell & Associates, LLC, we are experienced in handling serious criminal cases including those involving crack. We use our knowledge of the law and decades of litigation and negotiating experience to pursue the best possible resolution for our clients.
Drug Arrests for Crack in Chicagoland
Crack is one of the cheapest and most addictive drugs available. The freebase form of cocaine, crack is smoked. It is has been a popular illicit drugs in inner city Chicago for decades. In Illinois, possession of any quantity of crack is a Class 4 felony penalized by up to three years in prison. If you are convicted of possession of a larger amount of crack, your sentence will be longer. Convictions on possession with intent to deliver, drug trafficking, and drug manufacturing charges carry substantial prison sentences.
Successfully defending criminal cases involving crack-cocaine often involves having the evidence against you suppressed. Suppressing drug evidence revolves around how the police came across the drug and whether or not your rights were violated. The police must follow Illinois search and seizure laws. Our attorneys are skilled in making Constitutional arguments challenging the legality of drug evidence. We pursue every opportunity to have the case against you dismissed. Where a dismissal is not possible, we aggressively defend our clients in and out of the courtroom. We will investigate all options for lessening the consequences you face including first offender probation and drug court.
If you or a loved one is arrested and charged with a crime involving crack-cocaine, getting experienced legal counsel right away is very important. We have over 25 years of experience successfully representing clients throughout DuPage County and the Chicagoland area. Contact us to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case and begin preparing your defense.