Illinois Drug Charges Defense Attorney
In Illinois, drug charges are prosecuted very severely. Depending on the type of drug involved and the quantity, a single drug crime conviction can result in up to 60 years in prison. If you or a loved one has been arrested for a drug crime, it’s critical to hire an attorney who is experienced in criminal law and prepared to fight for your case. At the Law Offices of Peter M. Tumminaro, we have decades of experience handling a wide range of drug charges. We offer clients a customized defense tailored to the unique circumstances of their cases.
Penalties for Drug Charges in Illinois
There are a variety of different drug charges an individual can face in the State of Illinois. Depending on the circumstances of the case a person can be charged with any of the following:
- Possession with intent to deliver
- Prescription drug forgery
In Illinois, most drug charges are felonies (except for possession of small quantities of marijuana). As such, most drug convictions result in prison sentences of at least one year. If you are facing a drug charge, you need a defense attorney who can fight for your rights and defend your freedom.
Attorney Peter M. Tumminaro has over 30 years of experience practicing criminal law. As a former State’s Attorney, he knows how the prosecutor’s office works and uses his experience to help his clients fight the charges against them.
Our firm carefully investigates each and every case to find opportunities to benefit our clients. We are skilled in constitutional defenses and have successfully argued to suppress critical evidence in numerous cases. A skilled negotiator and litigator, Mr. Tumminaro aggressively advocates for his clients in every way possible.
If you or a loved one is arrested for a drug crime, contact us right away to get started on your defense.