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Drug Charges Defense Attorney Serving Detroit, Michigan

The penalties for drug crimes can be staggering. Even when you are charged with misdemeanor drug possession, the impact on your life can be substantial. You might find difficulty getting a job or housing, lose your eligibility for college financial aid or face deportation if you are an immigrant. A more serious drug charge can land you in prison for years. It is only with a strong and effective defense that you can hope to overcome a drug charge.

At the Law Office of John Freeman, we believe that every person accused of a crime deserves the strongest defense possible. Our drug charges defense lawyer is an aggressive advocate who is firmly committed to defending your rights and protecting your freedom.

Contact our criminal defense law firm online, or call toll free at 866-720-3708 for a free initial phone consultation.

Drug Charges Defense Representation In State And Federal Courts

We defend adults and juveniles charged with any drug offense in either state courts or federal courts. Seek legal help immediately if you or a loved one is charged with:

  • Drug possession
  • Possession with intent to distribute
  • Drug distribution
  • Narcotics trafficking
  • Cross-border drug smuggling
  • Illegal prescription drug sales
  • Conspiracy to distribute controlled substances
  • Companion charges such as money laundering and weapons offenses

Our firm has experience handling cases involving virtually all types of illegal drugs, including marijuana, cocaine, heroin, Ecstasy, methamphetamine (meth), LSD, hash, GHB, roofies, MDMA, Special K, PCP, mesc, mushrooms and steroids. We also handle illegal possession, use and sale of prescription drugs, including Vicodin, Norco, Percocet, Fentanyl, OxyContin, Dilaudid, Valium, Xanax, Klonopin, Ativan, Adderall, Ritalin and Suboxone.

John Freeman began his career prosecuting people accused of drug crimes and other serious criminal offenses. He now uses the experience and insight he earned as a state district attorney and a federal prosecutor in the defense of his clients.

Drug Possession Defense

With more than 25 years of experience and firsthand knowledge of prosecutorial tactics in cases of drug possession, we know how to build effective defense strategies.

We encourage people accused of drug possession to never plead guilty. Let us review the case first. No matter how strong the evidence may seem on the surface, there may be flaws that can be revealed with a closer investigation.

One of our first steps in marijuana possession, cocaine possession, heroin possession and other drug possession cases is to review the arrest. Did the arrest follow a traffic stop? Was a warrant served to search the home or place of residence? If we find reason to believe that your rights were violated and an illegal search was conducted, we may be able to use that information to request that evidence be thrown out or your case be dismissed.

We will look at the evidence from every angle and build a strong drug possession defense strategy. Even in cases where the evidence is strong, we may be able to use our knowledge of alternative sentencing options to better the outcome of your case.

Our knowledge allows us to handle all drug possession cases, including complex cases involving medical marijuana and prescription drug possession.

Cross-Border Drug Smuggling

Detroit’s geographical location makes it a hub for illegal drug smuggling. Law enforcement agencies patrolling the border between the United States and Canada are especially aggressive in their pursuit of individuals smuggling marijuana, Ecstasy and other illegal drugs. If you have been charged with illegal drug trade, speak to a criminal defense attorney immediately about your options.

Contact A Troy, Michigan, Drug Possession Attorney

Contact our drug crimes defense law office online today, or call 248-918-0790, toll free at 866-720-3708, for your free initial phone consultation. You may call 313-330-2653 in emergencies where you need immediate legal assistance.

What Our Clients Say

“I would recommend Mr. Freeman's legal services to anyone! He is the perfect combination you want for your attorney, aggressive (when need be), timely, will listen to his client, and very persistent!" - Anonymous 2/11

“I would like to pass along some good news, I found out today that I will keep my job... There's no doubt in my mind your hard work helped make that possible. Thanks for all you do and continue to fight the good fight." - N.E. 6/19/18

“I went in for sentencing, and was given 2 years probation with no jail time. Mr. Freeman saved my life, and kept me a free man. I strongly suggest you call him, it will be the most important phone call you can make..." - Anonymous 2/11

“Mr. Freeman sets a bar that all other lawyers should aspire to. He is an expert in the field of law and his execution of client care exemplifies that. - Chris C. 9/10

“One of the things I appreciated the most about Mr. Freeman’s services is that he was honest telling what could and could not happen. He did an A1 job." - F.T. 9/6/17