A criminal conviction for possession of a controlled substance in Davis County can result in prison or jail time plus thousands of dollars in fines. Stephen Howard is one of only a few criminal defense lawyers now in private practice with extensive experience working inside Utah’s felony drug court system. That experience, combined with a significant trial court record which includes not guilty verdicts, dismissals, and successful motions to suppress in a variety of criminal and drug cases, make Mr. Howard uniquely qualified to defend Utah drug cases.
Davis County possession of a controlled substance charges can include illegal “street” drugs like methamphetamine, heroin, cocaine, and marijuana. The same charge of possession of a controlled substance can also apply to prescription medications such as Oxycontin, Lortab, Percocet, Vicodin, Hydrocodone, Suboxone, Methadone, and many others.
Defending a drug case in Davis County requires an attorney who is capable of addressing potential Fourth Amendment issues, who understands addiction and its relationship to the criminal justice system, has strong negotiation skills, and is prepared to take your case to trial when necessary.
If you are facing drug charges in Davis County or anywhere in Utah, contact us to schedule an initial consultation. See the difference an experienced Utah criminal lawyer can make for your case.