Laws that define jail terms, fines and general penalties for drug crimes in Washington, DC are can be very confusing. Most people don’t understand them. Therefore, it’s important to consult with an experienced lawyer if you are faced with a drug charge. Lotze Mosley, LLP is an experienced law firm that can easily determine the specific penalties of your case and can provide you with the appropriate options.
In Washington, DC, if convicted of a felony you may not receive federal funding like school fees or college bursaries. Penalties can range from felony to misdemeanor and jail alternatives may include DOSA or drug court programs. The penalty can be severe if the drug offense happened close to a school, in the presence of a person under 18 years old, firearms were discovered or when caught while still serving a parole or correction program. A good law firm like Lotze Mosley, LLP can help to minimize your charges and allow you to enjoy other benefits that the citizens enjoy.