New York City Drug Possession Defense Attorney

Facing a prosecution for criminal possession of a controlled substance is embarrassing and the prospect of a permanent record, probation, or incarceration is stressful. Additionally, controlled substance charges under section 220 of the Penal Law carry the risk of license suspension.

New York City Criminal Defense Attorney Lance L. Fletcher's drug possession practice takes a unique approach to defending possession cases. Mr. Fletcher has handled hundreds of possession cases and will determine a winning strategy based on his experience both as a New York City Criminal Defense Attorney and as a former prosecutor. Mr. Fletcher will seek out the flaws in the state's case which can be found in police errors, chain of evidence mistakes, and in violations of your constitutional right to be free from improper search and seizure. Whether your case involves cocaine, methamphetamine, ecstasy or MDMA, prescription drugs, heroin, or any another controlled substance, it is important that you have an experienced attorney who knows how to handle the unique aspects of your case. Contact New York Drug Possession Defense Attorney Lance L. Fletcher for a free and confidential case evaluation by calling (212) 619-3900.

Common Charges

P.L. 220.03 – Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree (Misdemeanor)
P.L. 178.05 – Criminal Diversion of Prescription Medication
P.L. 220.06 – Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree (Felony)
P.L. 220.09 – Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fourth Degree (Felony)
P.L. 220.16 - Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree (Felony)
P.L. 220.18 - Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Second Degree (Felony)
P.L. 220.21 - Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the First Degree (Felony)

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