Drug Crime Defense Attorney in Honolulu
Hawaii Drug Laws & Penalties
Drug crimes can give rise to felony or misdemeanor charges. In a lot of cases, drug crimes go co-occur with nonviolent, financial crimes such as money laundering, conspiracy and tax evasion.
Our firm offers aggressive defense for all kinds of drug offenses, including:
- Drug possession — Possession charges are the most common drug crimes. The gravity of the crime is based on the type and amount of drugs involved. Drugs are classified as dangerous, harmful, or detrimental while charges are classified as first, second, or third degree.
- Drug possession with intent to distribute — If you are arrested for drug possession and the amount of drugs discovered is higher than a fixed amount, determined by the type of drug, it is presumed that you planned to sell, distribute, or sell those drugs.
- Drug trafficking — Trafficking is considered the most serious drug offense. It involves the manufacture and movement of drugs. Trafficking can be a federal crime, depending on the quantity of drugs involved.
Drug trafficking and possession crimes have become run-of-the-mill in Hawaii. Because of our location, drugs are often brought to the mainland via Hawaii from countries such as Japan, Korea, and the Philippines. At Myles S. Breiner Attorney at Law, we understand the complexities of drug crimes and develop compelling defense strategies.
Let us help you get started on your defense by calling (808) 219-0880 or filling out our online form.
What to Do If You Are Facing Drug Charges
Drug crimes range from misdemeanors to possibly life-changing felonies. Misdemeanor charges may entail fines, probation, or jail time. On the other hand, punishment for federal drug crimes can mean years in prison. In cases such as these, it is crucial to make use of robust resources to fight for your rights, starting with obtaining the services of a skilled criminal attorney. Our team at Myles S. Breiner Attorney at Law is committed to your case and your future.
At Myles S. Breiner Attorney at Law, we are committed to providing strong legal representation. Conveniently located in Honolulu and serving all the Hawaiian Islands, we are available 24 hours per day, seven days per week. We offer flexible office hours and payment plans.
Contact us online or by phone at (808) 219-0880 for a consultation.