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Former Prosecutors Dedicated to Protecting Your Rights
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Former Prosecutors Dedicated to Protecting Your Rights
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Former Prosecutors Dedicated to Protecting Your Rights

Drug Charges

Pittsburgh Drug Crime Defense Lawyers

Drugs have been and will continue to be a hot-button issue here in Pennsylvania. It is for this reason that state and federal prosecutors are quick to act in drug crimes cases. You must ensure you act just as quickly to obtain a skilled drug crimes defense lawyer to build the strongest possible defense on your behalf.

With more than 45 years of combined legal experience, our team at DRK Lawyers knows how to tackle all drug crimes involving:

    • Synthetic Marijuana
    • Heroine
    • Ecstasy
    • Methamphetamines
    • Drug paraphernalia

We Have the Experience to Fight Your State and Federal Drug Charges

In addition to our many years of hands-on courtroom experience, each of our lawyers also has experience working as a prosecutor. This means we know the local and state judges and prosecutors, including what they look for in a case and what evidence the court requires for a conviction.

If your drug crime falls under federal court jurisdiction, you could find yourself facing higher stakes than you can handle. For instance, potential consequences of federal drug charges conviction include mandatory minimum prison sentences, thousands of dollars in fines, and the inability to obtain employment or loans. Turn to our team for the strong criminal defense representation you need when facing charges for:

    • Drug cultivation
    • Drug manufacturing
    • Forgery or fraud related to prescription drugs

We Know What the Prosecution Must Prove

What’s more, as former assistant district attorneys, we know how to craft detailed defense strategies that get at the heart of the prosecution’s case. We will seek to weaken the prosecution’s arguments based on any holes or issues we see with:

      • Probable cause: Did the officers have probable cause to search you, your home or your vehicle?
      • Search and seizure: Did law enforcement follow all necessary search and seizure process requirements as required by Pennsylvania law?
      • Chain of custody: Can the prosecution account for the location and safety of the evidence against you from the point of initial discovery through to trial?
      One misstep in any of these areas can lead to a full dismissal of your drug charges. Let us help you identify what defense strategies are available in your case to help you reach the best outcome.

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Mr. Ricciuti handled three different cases for my daughter. The outcome in each was much better than expected. Charges were withdrawn and now can be expunged. He was definitely a part of getting my daughter’s life back in order. - Jim, a criminal defense client 

A friend recommended Mr. Konieczka when my nephew was arrested. He had priors and was looking at jail time but Mr. Konieczka was our hero... he got the charges reduced. He was truthful and forthcoming with us throughout. If we had it to do over, we would hire him in a heartbeat! –Kathy, aunt of a client 

After dealing with Mr. DeLuca and his firm, I can say that I have never dealt with anyone more professional, knowledgeable, compassionate and trustworthy. They are by far the most understanding group of guys out there. - Aaron, a DUI client  

Hire an Attorney to Defend Against Your Drug Crimes Charges Today

Having an experienced lawyer by your side from the very beginning can make a huge difference in your case. Why? Because law enforcement works quickly and aggressively to build its own case against you. The best thing you can do for yourself is to request a lawyer and to then remain silent until after you two have spoken.

If you are facing drug crimes charges or if you believe you will soon be under investigation for a drug offense, pick up the phone immediately and dial 855-976-2198 to speak to one of our lawyers. You may also send us a short contact form so that we may get back to you. Regardless of how we connect, your first consultation is free.