We recently discussed the differences between a grand jury and a trial jury. The differences are considerable, but they play a big part in the criminal justice system. It is imperative that you have a good understanding of what is going on with your case so that you can work with your attorney to make a plan.
In the case of a drug charge, you know that you could be facing serious penalties. The laws in New Hampshire place an emphasis on being tough on drugs. We can help you find out if there are any ways that you can minimize the penalties that you will face because of the charge.
Some people who are facing drug charges know that there’s a good chance they will be convicted. In these cases, they can opt to either work out a plea deal with the prosecution, plead guilty with an agreement, or try to enter into an alternative sentencing program like drug court. Thinking carefully about each of these options might help you decide what direction you want to move your case.
If you opt to try to participate in drug court, the good news is that you can get the help that you need to get clean and stay that way. You will be accountable to the court, so you need to stay clean. The bad news is that this isn’t likely going to be successful if you don’t want to get clean.
No matter what type of drug charge you are facing, you should make sure that you are handling your defense in the way that you feel is in your best interests. We can help you to find out how each option might impact your case.