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Drug Charges Can Change Your Life

California law places strict penalties on drug-related offenses, including misdemeanor possession charges. If you are convicted of a drug-related charge you could face significant consequences. With 25 years of experience providing aggressive defense for serious criminal charges, Nevada City drug charges defense lawyer Terence D. Broughton has a firm understanding of the legal system and the choices you need to make. Contact him today at 530-265-1919 or online. Your consultation is free.

Aggressively Defending Your Rights Against All Drug Charges

Attorney Broughton provides experienced criminal representation in all drug cases, including:

  • Drug trafficking
  • Drug manufacturing
  • Prescription drug charges
  • Fentanyl related offenses
  • Possession of a controlled substance
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Possession for sale of narcotics
  • Sale or transportation of a controlled substance
  • Under the influence of a controlled substance
  • Driving under the influence of drugs
  • Possession of methamphetamine (meth)
  • Marijuana cultivation/possession-related case
  • Ecstasy-related offenses

Seek Skilled Legal Representation Right Away

The Law Offices of Terence D. Broughton will explore one-on-one your rights and the legal issues relevant to your particular case. As with virtually every criminal case, the most critical time is the first few days following an arrest. Do not wait until formal charges have been filed. Mr. Broughton will get to work immediately to protect your interests and minimize you exposure to:

  • Jail
  • Driver’s license suspension/revocation
  • Professional license suspension/revocation
  • Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS) issues

Working Hard To Minimize Harsh Consequences

Alternative sentencing and treatment options are often available in drug-related cases. These options can provide help to a client in lieu of jail. Successful completion of some drug treatment programs can even result in the dismissal of your case in its entirety. Mr. Broughton has significant experience with these sentencing options and will review these with you. Juvenile drug cases can require a different approach to protect the minor’s record, education and future.

The courts in every county of California are different. Terence D. Broughton understands the nuances related to those involved and individual court procedures in Nevada County. He works hard to provide a defense to your charges, and when appropriate he negotiates alternative sentencing and treatment options in lieu of confinement.

A Caring Attorney Who Will Fight Hard For You

Contact the firm online today to discuss your criminal case with a qualified attorney serving people throughout the Nevada City area. The firm offers affordable representation with one-on-one service. For the northern Sierra/Sierra Foothills area, call 530-265-1919.