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Drug Possession Charges in Michigan

Birmingham Criminal Defense Attorney

If you have been arrested and charged with drug possession, it is imperative that you immediately retain the representation of an aggressive and understanding Birmingham criminal defense lawyer. At the Law Offices of Ian A. Caldwell, PLLC, we are proud to work to ensure that each individual who retains our representation is able to receive a personalized defense strategy that is unique to his or her case. We understand that this time in your life may be challenging; you could be facing numerous complications and steep penalties unless you retain strong defense representation. To learn more about your rights after a drug possession charge, contact the Law Offices of Ian A. Caldwell, PLLC.

The state of Michigan has strict laws and penalties for individuals who have been found in possession of illegal or controlled substances. When determining the type of penalty or charge that an individual will face, prosecutors will look into the type and amount of the drug that was found in your possession. Drug classifications are determined by schedules - the lower the schedule, the more severe the penalties may be.

Some examples of drugs classified under the drug scheduling system include:

Schedule I Drugs

  • LSD
  • Marijuana
  • Heroin

Schedule II Drugs

  • Morphine
  • Cocaine
  • Hydrocodone

Schedule III Drugs

  • Anabolic steroids
  • Depo®-Testosterone
  • Benzphetamine

Schedule IV Drugs

  • Valium®
  • Ativan®
  • Xanax®

Schedule V Drugs

  • Codeine cough syrups
  • 100 grams or more of Robitussin AC®
  • Lomotil®

Contact the Law Offices of Ian A. Caldwell, PLLC today!

No two cases are the same, and you should never trust your future to an inexperienced legal professional. At the Law Offices of Ian A. Caldwell, PLLC, we are proud to provide quality leadership and guidance to individuals who have been charged with possession of a drug and we may be able to help you as well. Our founding attorney, Mr. Caldwell, has successfully tried numerous cases, and he is not afraid to challenge evidence that may be used against you in court. To learn more about your rights, contact a Birmingham drug possession attorney from our firm today!

In addition to Birmingham, the Law Offices of Ian A. Caldwell, PLLC serves clients in Bloomfield Hills, Canton, Dearborn, Detroit, Royal Oak, and Troy.