Chicago Drug Trafficking Lawyer
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Trafficking illegal drugs and controlled substances in Illinois is considered
one of the worst drug crimes in the state. If you are facing charges of
drug trafficking, it’s imperative to seek legal representation from
an experienced and trustworthy Chicago
drug crime attorney.
At the Law Office of Steven Fine, our criminal defense attorney has defended
the rights of the accused for more than 20 years. We can conduct an extensive
investigation into your case, analyze evidence collected by law enforcement
and interview witnesses and all persons involved to provide you with an
effective defense strategy.
We offer free drug crime case evaluations!
Penalties for Drug Trafficking in Chicago
Drug trafficking in Chicago refers to the sale and distribution of illegal
drugs or controlled substances. Penalties depend on the type of drug,
the quantity ceased by law enforcement and the circumstances involving
Kinds of drugs are penalized differently, so you can face different charges
Individuals convicted of drug trafficking will be sentenced to a minimum
prison term “not less than twice the minimum term” or a maximum
prison term “not more than twice the maximum term.” Drug trafficking
can be classified anywhere
between a Class 3 felony and a Class X felony.
Penalty for Convicted Drug Trafficking
|Class 3 Felony:
||2-5 years in prison
||4-10 years in prison
|Class X Felony:
||15-60 years in prison
||30-120 years in prison
Being convicted of drug trafficking can severely impact the rest of your
life. It is of utmost importance that if you have been charged, you seek
legal representation from our lawyers at the Law Office of Steven Fine.
Drug Trafficking Defense Strategies
If you have been charged with drug trafficking, the prosecution in your
case will try to prove without a reasonable doubt that you (1) knowingly
(2) traveled with an illegal drug (3) with the intent to deliver it elsewhere. Our
criminal defense team can help poke holes in the prosecution's attack and ensure that
there is reasonable doubt in your case.
Our firm can defend you by proving:
- You were unaware that you were trafficking drugs
- Your age (13 years or younger) qualifies for infancy
- Insanity influenced your case
- You were under compulsion or duress
- Entrapment influenced your involvement
Our criminal defense lawyer has extensive knowledge and insight into drug
laws in Illinois. We can successfully navigate the legalities of your
case and help you protect your rights and your future.
Have a Former Prosecutor on Your Side
Since drug trafficking can also be a federal crime, you may feel helpless
due to the severity of the charges. As a former prosecutor, our Chicago
defense attorney possesses the in-depth knowledge of the state and federal
laws and has experience from both sides of the courtroom. Let us fight
for you while you get your life back on track.
Contact us to schedule your complimentary consultation today.