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Advocacy for Drug Charges in Bergen County
If you were charged with a drug crime in New Jersey, you could be facing many years in prison and/or many years of probation/parole. Even if the charge seems relatively minor, the consequences of a conviction could be long lasting.
At Brickfield & Donahue, we provide vigorous defense for those facing drug charges. As former prosecutors, our attorneys, Paul B. Brickfield and Joseph R. Donahue, know the arguments the government is likely to use to obtain a conviction. With that knowledge, our firm is often able to counter those arguments and work toward dismissing the case or having the charges reduced
To speak with an experienced drug crimes defense lawyer located in Bergen County, please call (201) 574-7919 or contact our law firm online.
Defense Against a Full Range of Drug Crimes
Our drug crimes attorneys defend adults and juveniles against all state and federal drug charges, including:
- Drug possession
- Possession with intent to distribute
- Drug sales and trafficking
- Narcotics manufacturing and distribution
- Marijuana, cocaine, heroin, LSD, steroids, Ecstasy and all other drugs
- Prescription drug charges including forged prescriptions, illegal sale of prescription drugs and others
- Probation and parole violations
Get Thorough and Comprehensive Defense
Drug charges are often filed with little corroborating evidence. In many cases, the government only has the word of another defendant or a confidential informant (usually a criminal trying to get a lesser sentence).
Our New Jersey drug crime defense team will investigate thoroughly and marshal the evidence to determine if the prosecution has strong evidence against you. If they do not, we will not hesitate to take a case to trial. If they do, we will give you honest advice about your chances at trial and seek the best possible result with your input and direction.
Information for First-Time Criminal Offenders
In New Jersey, first-time drug offenders may qualify for Pre-trial Intervention (PTI) or a Conditional Discharge if they have no history of criminal activity. These diversion programs act as a period of probation, after which charges are dismissed (assuming full compliance with the terms and conditions of the program(s)). Contact us for more information.
Contact a Bergen County Drug Crime Lawyer
If you have been arrested for drug possession, distribution, trafficking or another drug charge, call Brickfield & Donahue at (201) 574-7919.
Our attorneys are based in Bergen County but are able to practice statewide with a focus on the courts of Northern New Jersey, including the Federal courts in Newark, and the State and Municipal courts of Bergen County, Essex County, Passaic County, Hudson County, Union County, Morris County, Middlesex County, Hackensack, Paterson, Passaic, Jersey City, Newark, Elizabeth, Morristown, Union City, Allendale, Alpine, Bergenfield, Bogota, Carlstadt, Cliffside Park, Closter, Cresskill, Demarest, Dumont, East Rutherford, Edgewater, Elmwood Park, Emerson, Englewood, Englewood Cliffs, Fair Lawn, Fairview, Fort Lee, Franklin Lakes, Garfield, Glen Rock, Hackensack, Harrington Park, Hasbrouck Heights, Haworth, Hillsdale, Ho-Ho-Kus, Leonia, Little Ferry, Lodi, Lyndhurst, Mahwah, Maywood, Midland Park, Montvale, Moonachie, New Milford, North Arlington, Northvale, Norwood, Oakland, Old Tappan, Oradell, Palisades Park, Paramus, Park Ridge, Ramsey, Ridgefield, Ridgefield Park, Ridgewood, River Edge, River Vale, Rochelle Park, Rockleigh, Rutherford, Saddle Brook, Saddle River, South Hackensack, Teaneck, Tenafly, Teterboro, Upper Saddle River, Waldwick, Wallington, Washington Township, Westwood, Woodcliff Lake, Wood-Ridge, Wyckoff, and beyond.