Drug Defense Lawyer in Long Beach

Get the Powerful Defense You Deserve

The laws affecting drug crimes in California can be complex and confusing. The California Health and Safety Code devote hundreds of pages to the discussion of various aspects of drug crimes, including the many levels of punishment for these offenses.

The Law Office of Leonard Matsuk is well versed in handling both large and small drug cases in federal and state courts. His experience ranges from representing clients for simple possession for personal use, to manufacturing, selling or distributing significant quantities of drugs. He is intimately familiar with the tactics used by the prosecution in drug cases, and knows how to build a strong defense against these types of charges.

An experienced Long Beach criminal defense attorney like Leonard Matsuk will be able to investigate, research and present arguments on your behalf regarding whether or not the search of your property was legal. Another important issue will include your eligibility and suitability for various state drug diversion programs. If it is determined that you qualify for one of these programs, your case may end up being completely dismissed, which will avoid a criminal conviction on your record.

Factors Affecting Your Case

The outcome of drug crime cases often depends not only on the type of drug, but the quantity and circumstances under which the drugs are seized. To further complicate matters, either federal or state laws may apply, depending on the specific circumstances of your case.

Types of drug cases include:

  • Possession
  • Manufacturing
  • Trafficking
  • Cultivation
  • Sales
  • DUI

Many drug offenses can result in suspension or revocation of your driver's license and other professional licenses. Don't trust just any attorney, trust an experienced professional.

Contact a Long Beach Drug Case Attorney from the Law Office of Leonard Matsuk if you have been charged with a drug crime to get reliable counsel regarding your case.