Drug Crimes

Drug Crimes Attorney in Camden, New Jersey

Experienced South Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyer Fights Serious Drug Crimes in Camden County, Gloucester County, and Atlantic County, NJ

Any drug charges present major legal challenges in the State of New Jersey. This is because drug addiction and drug-related deaths have reached epic proportions here and, as such, law enforcement officials have become hyper-focused on apprehending and prosecuting individuals suspected of drug-related crimes. Further, local police are cracking down on any type of drug crime, from simple possession of marijuana to heroin distribution & trafficking.

If you or a loved one is facing any New Jersey drug crime, whether possession, possession with the intent to distribute, drug manufacturing or something else, it’s imperative that you retain an experienced criminal defense lawyer to protect your rights. Consequences of a drug crime conviction in NJ may include fines, a criminal record, problems retaining or getting a job, problems with admission to colleges or universities, difficulties obtaining school loans and possible jail or prison time. Jill R. Cohen, Esq., knows New Jersey drug laws and will aggressively defend your reputation and freedom as she fights your drug charges in Gloucester Township, Winslow Township, Collingswood, Washington Township, Deptford, Hammonton, Atlantic City, or anywhere else in New Jersey.

Seasoned New Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyer Aggressively Fights Marijuana Possession & Cocaine Possession Charges in Cherry Hill, NJ

Long before former First Lady Nancy Reagan declared war on drugs, marijuana, cocaine and numerous other controlled dangerous substances were the impetus for many serious drug charges. The term “drug crimes” is broad because drug-related charges can stem from anything from possession of an empty plastic bag that did, at some point, contain pot all the way to trafficking hundreds of pounds of cocaine or heroin.

South Jersey criminal defense attorney Jill Cohen knows how to fight for your constitutional rights. In fact, many times, Attorney Cohen has secured outright dismissals for her clients in NJ drug crime cases. Your rights need to be scrupulously protected and Ms. Cohen is not afraid to fight for you.

The Camden County criminal lawyers at the Law Offices of Jill R. Cohen have represented countless individuals in Camden County, Burlington County, Gloucester County, and across New Jersey who faced drug crime charges, including:

  • Possession of marijuana
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
  • Possession of prescription drugs such as Adderall, Ritalin, Vicodin and OxyContin without a prescription
  • Possession of controlled substances such as heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine, meth or Ecstasy
  • Growth of illegal substances
  • Illegal drug manufacturing
  • Distribution of marijuana
  • Drug distribution involving illegal narcotics and other banned substances
  • Forged prescriptions
  • Drug trafficking of large quantities of illegal substances
  • Conspiracy to distribute illegal drugs
  • Leader of narcotics networks
  • Racketeering

Ms. Cohen is particularly qualified to represent you against your drug-related charges because she is a former assistant prosecutor in Camden and understands how her former colleagues build their cases against suspected drug criminals. You can rely on her to put that knowledge and experience to work in your case. Additionally, Ms. Cohen has been recognized by the Supreme Court of New Jersey. This is an honor awarded to very few lawyers in New Jersey.

Finally, Ms. Cohen should be your first call after you are charged with a drug offense in New Jersey because she has been extremely successful getting her clients’ drug crime cases moved to Drug Court, an alternative program that enables NJ criminal defendants to avoid the harshest of consequences and ultimately get their drug charges dismissed.

Contact a Pennsauken Criminal Defense Lawyer for Free to Discuss Your NJ Drug Crime Charges

Don’t delay taking action if you have been charged with a drug crime in New Jersey. Serious drug crimes require serious criminal defense strategies. Contact certified Camden County criminal defense lawyer Jill R. Cohen today. Ms. Cohen will travel for you throughout New Jersey. In a free initial consultation, Ms. Cohen will answer your questions, explain your rights and your options, and begin right away guiding you through the NJ legal process.

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Regardless of the incidents that led up to your arrest, every resident of New Jersey has the constitutional right to a fair trial. If you have been arrested or are being investigated, you need sound legal advice. Contact me today.

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