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Wheaton Drug Crimes Defense Attorney

Wheaton Drug Crimes Defense Lawyer

Lawyer in DuPage County for Clients Charged With Drug-Related Offenses

Being charged with a drug crime is a serious matter. The penalties associated with drug offenses in Illinois can be quite severe and your life can be changed forever. At The Law Offices of O’Donnell & Nierman, P.C., we recognize that when you a facing drug charges, you need an advocate who will work hard on your behalf. We are prepared to offer the responsible, comprehensive defense you deserve, no matter how serious your case may be.

Attorney Michael P. O'Donnell and his team realize the importance of acting quickly in drug-related cases. When you contact our office, we will go to work immediately in evaluating your case and investigating the details of your arrest. We will find any and all information that can be used in your defense, then aggressively protect your interests at every stage of the proceedings.

Legal Counsel for Controlled Substance Crimes

There has been much debate in the last few years regarding the use of marijuana throughout Illinois. While recent changes to the law have instituted a statewide medical marijuana program and eliminated criminal penalties for low-level possession of marijuana, possession and distribution of illicit substances are still illegal. At our firm, we are equipped to handle cases involving possession, possession with intent to distribute, and trafficking of:

  • Marijuana, in excess of 10 grams;
  • Cocaine and crack cocaine;
  • Heroin;
  • Methamphetamines;
  • Ecstasy; and
  • Prescription drugs without a valid prescription.

The severity of the charges and associated penalties depend on the type and the amount of the substance in question and can range from a misdemeanor to a major felony offense.

Protecting Your Rights for Drug-Related Crimes

In many cases, especially those involving simple possession, the most convincing evidence against you would be any drugs or illicit materials seized at the time of your arrest. As a former military police officer and DuPage County prosecutor, Mr. O'Donnell understands that your Fourth Amendment rights must be protected. If the evidence against you was seized during an illegal search or a warrant was improperly issued, he will fight to have the evidence suppressed and the charges against you dismissed altogether.

Mr. O'Donnell is also prepared to negotiate with prosecutors to limit the impact to your future, particularly if this is your first offense. You may be eligible for diversion programs and other alternatives that allow you to avoid the permanent damage of a conviction.

Call 630-765-7365 Today

If you or a loved one has been charged with a drug-related crime, contact our office right away to get the assistance you need. Call 630-765-7365 to schedule a confidential consultation at The Law Offices of O’Donnell & Nierman, P.C. today. We are proud to serve individuals and families throughout Wheaton, Naperville, Carol Stream, Elgin, Downers Grove, and the rest of DuPage County, as well as Cook, Kane, Kendall, Will, and Lake Counties.

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The Law Offices of O’Donnell & Nierman, P.C.

290 South County Farm Road, Suite O, Wheaton, IL 60187

The Law Offices of O’Donnell & Nierman, P.C.

290 South County Farm Road, Suite O
Wheaton, IL 60187

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