Have You Been Charged with a Drug Offense?
We are proud to offer aggressive criminal defense representation to clients throughout Maryland and in the District of Columbia who have been charged with or are under investigation for misdemeanor and felony drug charges, including:
- Simple drug possession (marijuana, cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin, ecstasy, meth)
- Felony drug possession with intent to distribute
- Drug trafficking, distribution and sale of drugs
- Illegal drug paraphernalia
- Any violation of controlled substances laws
- Racketeering, conspiracy or money laundering or any other charge arising out of a drug prosecution
Whether you are facing a misdemeanor drug possession charge or multiple felony charges in a federal drug crackdown case, Mr. Mitchell has the experience and can provide sound legal advice and representation that gets results..
Do You Have an Old Drug Charge on your Record?
As of October 1, 2015 the law changed to allow more people to be eligible to get an old case off your record. The laws have been expanded to include cases in the past were not eligible for expungement.
Even if the case is not eligible for expungement, the Second Chance Act allows for some criminal convictions to be removed from the public view. If you have a conviction for any of the following cases, they may be shielded from the public view:
(1) disorderly conduct;
(2) disturbing the peace;
(3) failure to obey a reasonable and lawful order;
(4) malicious destruction of property in the lesser degree;
(5) trespass on posted property;
(6) possessing or administering a controlled dangerous substance under § 5-601 of the Criminal Law Article;
(7) possessing or administering a noncontrolled substance under § 5-618(a) of the Criminal Law Article;
(8) use of or possession with intent to use drug paraphernalia under § 5-619(c)(1) of the Criminal Law Article;
(9) driving without a license under § 16-101 of the Transportation Article;
(10) driving while privilege is canceled, suspended, refused, or revoked under § 16-303 of the Transportation Article;
(11) driving while uninsured under § 17-107 of the Transportation Article; or
(12) a prostitution offense under § 11-306(a)(1) of the Criminal Law Article if the conviction is for prostitution and not assignation.
If you or someone you know may benefit in cleaning up their criminal record, we can help. Give us a call at 301-345-9555 to discuss the details of the law and whether you may be eligible for the new law.