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Drug Charges

Attorney John G. MacLachlan of MacLachlan & Allen, LLP is a Criminal Defense Attorney you can rely on.

Call 978-745-9569 to reach the Criminal Law Specialist John G. MacLachlan. Criminal Defense Attorney John G. MacLachlan has over 14 years defending criminal cases. He has worked throughout the North Shore of Massachusetts, Southern New Hampshire and extended Greater Boston Area.

Drug Crimes

Drug charges are among the most common criminal offenses in Massachusetts, which is why you need an aggressive Criminal Defense Lawyer.

Drug Possession, possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, drug distribution, drug trafficking are all common drug crimes in Massachusetts. The most common being drug possession and drug trafficking. The law can be found in M.G.L c. 94C(Massachusetts General Laws Controlled substance act)

According to the executive Office of Public Safety and Security the majority of drug arrests are made for possession or use of marijuana, cocaine, heroin and prescription drugs. See M.G.L c. 94C §31-33 to see the charges that you can face. Charges and penalties will vary greatly depending on the type of drug as well as the quantity of the drug.

When you call the Law Office of MacLachlan & Allen, LLP you can be in contact with Attorney MacLachlan a practicing Criminal Defense Attorney in the North Shore of Massachusetts. You will have a dedicated and forceful Criminal Lawyer by your side. Certain drug charges carry very high sentences including mandatory jail time. Many drug charges carry consequential penalties such as the loss of driver’s license. The charges can also affect one’s chances of obtaining a job, getting into school, serving in the military and in some cases impeding their path to citizenship. These are serious factors to consider when choosing your attorney. That it why is why you should call 978-745-9569 now!

Drug crimes are serious in nature and should not be taken lightly. Law enforcement take the prosecution and enforcement of drug crimes very seriously. The District Attorney working with local and state police will prosecute any offender to the fullest extent of the law.

When facing drug charges, it is crucial to have an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side. Attorney MacLachlan at Maclachlan & Allen, LLP have been handling their clients’ drug charges for over 14 years.

Salem, MA and the entirety of the North Shore, MA and the Greater Boston Area residents will continue to rely on the experienced Criminal Defense team at Maclachlan & Allen, LLP when it comes to the difficult legal defense of drug charges. If you have been charged with a drug offense in Massachusetts and in need of comprehensive legal representation contact Maclachlan & Allen, LLP at 978-745-9569.