Joliet Cocaine Possession Defense Lawyer

Since heroin and cocaine are very dangerous drugs, the penalties for possessing these drugs are very severe. The penalties tend to be more serious for these types of drugs, especially if a large amount of the drug was found.

Will County Heroin Charge Attorney

I am Douglas G. DeBoer for 30 years, I have been defending individuals who have been charged with a range of felony and misdemeanor drug crimes. My entire practice and career is and has been focused on handling criminal matters, working with clients to see that we obtain the best outcome possible. Contact us today by calling us or emailing us online for a free initial consultation.

Potential Penalties for Possessing Heroin or Cocaine

The consequences for your heroin or cocaine charges depend on the amount of the drug that was found to be in your possession. Below are some general sentencing guidelines, though we can discuss your specific case and potential consequences when we meet in my office:

Possession of Heroin

1-15 grams: Class 4 felony, no mandatory jail time but decided by judge

15-100 grams: Class 1 felony, mandatory four to 15 years in prison

100-400 grams: Class 1 felony, mandatory six to 30 years in prison

400-900 grams: Class 1 felony, mandatory eight to 40 years in prison

Over 900 grams: Class 1 felony, mandatory 10 to 50 years in prison

Fines for any offense involving 100 grams or more: Greater of $200,000 or street value

Possession of Cocaine

1-15 grams: Class 4 felony, no mandatory jail time but decided by judge

15-100 grams: Class 1 felony, mandatory four to 15 years in prison

100-400 grams: Class 1 felony, mandatory six to 30 years in prison

400-900 grams: Class 1 felony, mandatory eight to 40 years in prison

Over 900 grams: Class 1 felony, mandatory 10 to 50 years in prison

Fines for any offense involving 100 grams or more: Greater of $200,000 or street value

Contact a Joliet Cocaine Possession Defense Attorney for a Free Initial Consultation

For a free initial consultation with the Law Office of Douglas G. DeBoer, call or email us online. Phone calls are answered 24 hours a day. Our office is conveniently located just across the street from the courthouse in Joliet.

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