Facing Drug Charges?

La Crosse Criminal Defense Lawyer Jim Kroner Can Help You

Photo of a person being arrestedWisconsin prosecutors have a reputation of being tough on drug possession charges at both the misdemeanor and felony levels. Whether it is your first charge or you are an alleged repeat offender, a conviction can result in eviction, jail time and irreparable damage to your reputation. If you are facing a drug charge, you must contact La Crosse criminal defense attorney Jim Kroner at Moen Ehrsam & Kroner, S.C. today to protect your constitutional rights. Do not talk to the police; do not make a plea – consult with experienced legal counsel immediately.

La Crosse criminal defense lawyer Jim Kroner has experience representing people facing misdemeanor and felony drug charges for:

  • Possession of drugs (including meth, marijuana and cocaine) or drug paraphernalia
  • Drug possession with intent to deliver
  • Manufacturing drugs
  • Warehousing drugs
  • Drug trafficking

Drug charges range from misdemeanor offenses to felonies, depending on the type and quantity of drug. Federal law divides drugs into different types, or schedules, and the harshness of your sentence under Wisconsin law will depend upon the schedule in which the drug in question belongs:

SCHEDULE I: Drugs with a high potential for abuse or dependency and no medical use including marijuana, heroin and LSD.

SCHEDULE II: Drugs with a high potential for abuse or dependency but may have medical use including meth and cocaine.

SCHEDULE III: Less dangerous than schedule II drugs, but with some potential for abuse and possible medical use including steroids.

SCHEDULE IV: Slight risk of dependency and accepted medical uses including sedatives.

SCHEDULE V: Low potential for abuse and widely accepted medical uses such as couch syrup with codeine.

Prosecutors and judges seldom like to make deals, and even first time offenders could spend time in jail. If convicted of a felony drug charge, you could be ineligible for certain jobs or schooling for the rest of your life; further, A conviction on a drug charge can often make you ineligible for student loans. Therefore, you need an experienced La Crosse criminal attorney who knows how to handle drug charges. La Crosse criminal defense attorney Jim Kroner is a member of the Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and has over 30 years’ experience defending clients against criminal charges, including drug charges. La Crosse criminal defense attorney Jim Kroner will review the evidence against you and work to safeguard your life and freedom.

Do not settle for less; contact La Crosse criminal defense lawyer Jim Kroner today.

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