Drug Crimes Put the Inside Knowledge of a Former Prosecutor to Work for You

Drug Crimes Lawyer in Greenville, SC

Put an Experienced Former Prosecutor on Your Side

Possession and other activities involving narcotics and other controlled substances are serious crimes in South Carolina and prosecuted vigorously. While some other states have legalized marijuana, South Carolina has not. Facing a drug crime charge is a serious matter that can lead to jail or prison time, fines, probation, and a permanent criminal record accessible on a routine background check. Your future ability to gain employment, secure housing, obtain professional licenses or educational financial aid can be jeopardized.

Because of the serious consequences you could be facing in any drug charge, you should seek experienced legal representation as soon as possible. At Christopher L. Jones, Attorney at Law, you can work with a former prosecutor who is deeply familiar with the local court system, the pertinent laws, and procedures used by law enforcement and the courts in and around Greenville and Spartanburg. With his background as a prosecutor, Chris L. Jones knows what to expect and how the other side works which can help us create a more effective defense.

Arrange for a free, initial consultation with our Greenville drug crimes attorney at (864) 559-8999.

Drug Crimes under South Carolina Law

Drug crimes under the law include:

  • Drug possession
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Possession with intent to distribute
  • Distribution
  • Drug manufacture
  • Drug trafficking

These crimes involve controlled substances such as cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, and other street drugs as well as opioids such as hydrocodone, oxycodone, and more. Possession and distribution of unauthorized prescription drugs is a serious offense.

Your charges in any drug crime will depend on what type of drug was found, how much of it was in your possession, whether it was intended for distribution, and other relevant facts and circumstances, including your prior criminal history.

Defenses can and do exist in relation to drug crimes. However, you will need the services of a dedicated criminal defense attorney who knows how to challenge the state’s case against you. At Christopher L. Jones, Attorney at Law, you will receive personalized and direct communication from our defense lawyer who has valuable relationships with district attorneys and other court personnel and who is experienced in the courtroom. All of this can work in your favor as we seek to achieve optimum results on your behalf.

Call us at (864) 559-8999 if you are under a drug investigation or have been charged. Our Greenville drug crimes lawyer is also available online.

Recent Case Results

Effective Defense from a Former Prosecutor
  • Case Dismissed Assault and Battery
  • Case Dismissed Domestic Violence
  • Charge Reduced Domestic Violence 1st Degree
  • Case Dismissed Domestic Violence 2nd degree
  • Charge Reduced Felony DUI
  • Charge Reduced Kidnapping and Domestic Violence
  • Case Dismissed Public Disorderly Conduct
  • Case Dismissed Public Disorderly Conduct
  • Case Dismissed Shoplifting
  • Case Dismissed Unlawful Neglect
/

Quality Representation You Need

Why Choose Christopher Jones?
  • Personalized Service
  • Deep Knowledge of the Legal System
  • Highly Respected in the Legal Community
  • Part-Time Municipal Judge
  • Former Solicitor in South Carolina
  • Nearly a Decade of Legal Experience