Waldorf Opioid Drug Crime Lawyers
Are You Facing Drug Charges Related to Opioids?
For decades, doctors have readily and freely prescribed a class of prescription painkillers known as opioids. Comprising pain medications like morphine, methadone, hydrocodone, and oxycodone, these prescription drugs are routinely prescribed and sold under the brand names of OxyContin, Vicodin, Percocet, and Demerol.
While previously billed by drug manufacturers and physicians as safe and not habit-forming, opioids are highly addictive and have been linked to hundreds of thousands of overdoses and accidental deaths.
In an attempt to stem the growing opioid drug epidemic in Maryland and throughout the United States, new laws and restrictions have been put in place that limit the circumstances under which doctors are allowed to prescribe opioids and the quantity of drugs they can legally prescribe. Today, opioids are in high demand, and many people illegally obtain and use the drugs.
The Law Office of James E. Farmer, LLC represents those charged with opioid offenses in Waldorf and throughout Southern Maryland. Recently, Attorney James E. Farmer represented a defendant acquitted of murder charges in opioid overdose case.
For a free consultation with an experienced Waldorf opioid drug crime attorney at our firm, call (301) 265-2220 today.
A Successful Track Record Defending against Drug Charges
At the Law Office of James E. Farmer, LLC, we understand the personal struggles and difficulties that many people who are charged with opioid-related crimes face. Our attorneys know that these charges, and the associated penalties, are serious and that a guilty plea or conviction will alter the course of your life.
We have the reputation and experience to properly represent individuals facing a range of criminal charges related to the possession, trafficking, distribution, and use of these potent drugs. This includes individuals who face additional criminal charges stemming from the sale or use of opioids.
In one recent case, we represented a 30-year-old man who faced serious criminal charges, including second-degree murder and involuntary murder related to the overdose death of a 58-year-old woman. In this case, defense attorney James E. Farmer presented compelling evidence to convince a seven-person jury that the man was not responsible for the woman’s death—helping his client avoid a potential 30-year prison sentence.
Attorneys Who Care about You & Your Well-Being
In many cases, individuals who face opioid-related drug charges also struggle with drug dependence problems. Our compassionate attorneys can take steps to get the charges against you dismissed or reduced and to also get you the help you need to recover from opioid addiction.
Our Waldorf opioid drug crime lawyers serve Washington, D.C., Waldorf, La Plata, Leonardtown, Upper Marlboro, Clinton, Suitland, Greenbelt, Hyattsville, Bladensburg, Lanham, Landover, Oxon Hill, Bowie, Laurel, College Park, the University of Maryland campus, Largo, Fort Washington, Capitol Heights, Beltsville, New Carrollton, Forestville, Silver Spring, Rockville, Wheaton, Bethesda, Gaithersburg, and Germantown, MD.
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