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Drug Crimes

Were You Charged With A Drug Crime in Georgia?

Criminal charges related to drug possession, trafficking, or manufacturing can end your life and your family's life as you know it.

Check out our videos with answers to common questions in drug cases: 

 What Drugs Are Illegal in Georgia?

What if the drugs I was charged with weren't actually on me when I was arrested?

Common Defenses to Drug Possession in Georgia

As you already know, Georgia does not take drug offenses lightly.

Many drug-related crimes are considered felonies. For example, depending on how large the amount is, a first-time conviction for cocaine or methamphetamine could result in up to 15 years in a prison. Possession of larger amounts, or possession with intent to distribute, can carry up to 30-40 years in prison.

While many states have moved forward and decriminalized marijuana, Georgia is (for now) holding the line. Merely possessing a miniscule amount of marijuana can land you in jail for up to a year.  

Beyond jail time and criminal fines, a drug charge could lead to:

  • The loss of friends, family, and social circles
  • The loss of educational, career, and housing opportunities
  • The loss of your reputation and community standing 

We know that you do not want to go to jail. We also know that you want to minimize the impact that your drug charges will have on your life moving forward. We want the same thing for you.

You Do Not Have To Fight This Alone

Sleepless nights. Negative thoughts. Feelings of doubt. Anxiety about the future. These are the hallmark behaviors and emotions that accompany criminal prosecution. Nearly every client we have worked with has experienced what you are experiencing right now. You may be asking yourself:

  • Will I go to jail?
  • What will happen to my family if I am convicted?
  • What will happen to my job?
  • How will this impact my reputation?
  • Can I ever recover?

These questions are normal. You are not alone. If you are seeking to regain control over your future and put your mind at ease, the first step is to call us.

We Have The Experience You Need

Our goal is to restore your life to where it was before criminal charges were brought.  We stand up for our clients in court and fight back. 

Criminal defense attorney Brett Willis has nearly two decades of experience in defending serious drug cases. He has tried cases from murder to drug possession and DUI. Brett's unparalleled success in the courtroom is why the Daily Report voted Brett one of the top 10 lawyers in Georgia. Brett's reputation for being able to win nearly impossible cases has earned him a national reputation as well. As a result, Brett has been asked to serve as an instructor for the National Criminal Defense College, the Harvard Law School, and other programs that teach lawyers how to win at trial.

Your drug charge should not be left to chance. When you need an experienced, knowledgeable, and skilled attorney at your side, Brett Willis is the man to see.

We understand that this is about results. Check out our Client Stories page to see our past results. 

Get A Winning Defense Strategy

Every case is different, and every defense is different. However, we will take the same approach to your case that has helped us succeed in countless trials (you can learn more about our trial success by reading our Client Stories). We will look at the facts surrounding your arrest and determine:

  • Was there an illegal search and seizure?
  • Did the arresting officer fail to read Miranda warning?
  • Was there a coerced confession?
  • Did officers break the chain of custody when handling evidence?
  • Was a search conducted without a warrant?

But cases are rarely won on the facts alone. Rather, judges and juries are persuaded by intangible skills that can only be honed over many, many years. Our job is not only to present a defense against the evidence against you but to tell your side of the story backed by evidence and testimony to create a compelling argument in your favor.

Take The Next Step

The prosecution is working on your case. You should be too. Although you may not want to think about your drug charges, the sooner you take action to handle them, the sooner you will regain control. The first step is calling us .

At Brett Willis Law, we are here to take your call, answer your questions, and learn about your specific situation. If we are a good fit for your case, we will begin building your defense immediately and preparing you for success at trial. Contact us today by calling or completing the 100% confidential form on our contact page.

This is your life. Let us fight for it.

If you are facing criminal charges, you are in the right place. Give us a call at 770.249.4405, or send us a message.