Importation Exportation Of A Controlled Substance Tough Federal Criminal Defense Since 1970

Importation/Exportation of a Controlled Substance

Defense Solutions from a Los Angeles Federal Drug Crime Lawyer

In the state of California, drug import/export laws prohibit the importing and selling of controlled substances, including marijuana (it is considered a felony, unless a person is found to have less than 28.5 grams of marijuana [cannabis], and the marijuana is for personal use). Aiding, abetting, and conspiring with anyone to sell or procure illegal drugs may lead to a conviction for drug importation/exportation.

For help defending your rights and freedom, contact our Los Angeles drug crime attorney at Shemaria Law Offices.

Penalties for Drug Import/Export Convictions

In the United States, it is a crime to import or export any prohibited controlled substance. There are three ranges of punishments in place for those found guilty of drug charges. These include:

  • Mandatory minimum of 10 years to life sentence in prison;
  • Mandatory minimum of 5 to 40 years sentence in prison; or
  • A sentence of 0 to 20 years in prison.

The consequences of a drug charge are life-changing, so it is important to seek the legal expertise of a knowledgeable drug charge defense attorney if you are being investigated for drug importation or exportation. At Shemaria Law Offices, we have extensive experience in defending clients in federal courtrooms. We work diligently to ensure your rights are protected, especially in drug-related cases.

Call and talk to a drug importation/exportation defense lawyer in Los Angeles for a free consultation. Reach out to us by calling (310) 953-4004 or contacting us online.

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    Joseph Shemaria graduated from UCLA Law School in 1969, with the most prestigious academic honors. He was also a Senior Editor of UCLA Law Review and graduated "Order of the Coif," the highest academic award. Mr. Shemaria started specializing in criminal defense in June 1970 and has tried cases in both state and federal courts from coast to coast. He has also handled over 1,000 state and federal appeals and writs, 30 of which were published in the permanent, official law books. Mr. Shemaria has ...
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