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Were You Charged With a Drug Related Crime? Attain Targeted Legal Help.

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First Time Drug Charges in Arizona

Seek Help From Our Phoenix Drug Defense Lawyers

In the state of Arizona, penalties for drug crimes can increase depending on whether or not you are a repeat offender. Especially when it comes to felonies, repeat offenses could result in longer prison sentences. Searching for a drug lawyer in Phoenix? Retain a Phoenix drug crime attorney from MayesTelles PLLC today in order to ensure that your false charges are aggressively and skillfully fought until they are reduced or dismissed. Even if your charges are not dropped, a reduction from a felony to a misdemeanor could prevent you from facing the harsh consequences of a repeat felony offense.

Penalties for First Time Offenses

Drug-related felonies are serious crimes, and even first time offenses are harshly penalized. Below is a basic list of prison sentences for first time felonies as found in the Arizona Revised Statutes §13-702 (2011):

  • Class 2 felony - 4 to 10 years
  • Class 3 felony - 2.5 to 8.75 years
  • Class 4 felony - 1.5 to 3 years
  • Class 5 felony - .75 to 2 years
  • Class 6 felony - .5 to 1.5 years

Aggravated offenses involving violence could result in even longer sentences. Examples of drug-related felonies include possession, possession with intent to distribute, possession for sale, cultivation, distribution and trafficking of illegal drugs. Marijuana offenses are usually less serious than those involving narcotics or dangerous drugs.

How a Drug Defense Attorney Could Help

If you have been charged with a drug crime and are facing a first time felony conviction, the legal team at MayesTelles PLLC is here to help. Attorney J. Blake Mayes has handled numerous trial cases over the years, and Attorney David V. Telles has experience as a former county prosecutor. As a result, our firm could provide insightful and strategic defense against your false charges by having an edge against your opponent. Whether you have been charged with possession or arrested for a federal drug crime, we will stop at nothing to obtain a fair outcome for your case. We also seek to remain affordable by offering flexible payment plans and accepting credit cards.

Looking for an Attorney for a Drug Crime in Phoenix?

By consulting with a Phoenix first time drug crime lawyer from our firm, you allow us to review your case and provide you with comprehensive options. Need a lawyer for drug charges in Phoenix? Look for an experienced drug attorney that can help. Our legal team will stay by your side throughout your legal process and provide you with support and guidance. We understand the difficulties that you are going through and we want nothing more than to help you through this time in your life, as well as provide aggressive representation.

Call now or fill out our online case evaluation to get started on the road to successful defense.

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  • “I sure hope to never get in trouble again but when I did I put my money and trust in MayesTelles. Not only do they listen, they CARE! As if it was them in my shoes! They don't judge you or make you feel uncomfortable and you can sit back and relax while th”

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  • “Got myself in some trouble and David Lish pulled me right out. He was really good at making me feel comfortable and helping me understand exactly what was going on with my case. David made my Felony go down to a misdemeanor and allowed me to come home to N”

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