Champaign Methamphetamine Possession Lawyers
Being arrested on methamphetamine possession charges is a serious and intense situation for any person. Many people fear these kinds of charges due to the number of life-altering consequences that could accompany a conviction. However, a person facing a methamphetamine charge does not have to feel hopeless or without options, as a skilled attorney may be able to help.
At Bruno Law Offices, our Champaign methamphetamine possession attorneys are devoted to helping our clients explore every legal option available when facing methamphetamine possession charges. We have the legal knowledge and experience to potentially get your charges reduced or dropped entirely, so call us at (217) 328-6000 today to discuss your case.
Methamphetamine Possession Penalties
In Illinois, methamphetamine is classified as a Schedule I drug, which means it is considered by the judicial system to be one of the most dangerous drugs. Charges and possible legal consequences will depend on the amount of the drug found in a person’s possession at the time of arrest, and charges and penalties usually adhere to the following guidelines:
- Class 4 Felony: Up to 15 grams – 1 -3 years in prison
- Class 1 Felony: 15 grams or more:
- 4-15 years incarceration for 15 – 100 grams
- 6-30 years incarceration for 100 – 400 grams
- 8-40 years incarceration for 400 – 900 grams
- 10-50 years incarceration for more than 900 grams
Additionally, a person could be saddled with hefty fines and other penalties as a result of a methamphetamine conviction.
The Champaign methamphetamine possession lawyers of Bruno Law Offices are ready to work with clients to actively fight for their rights and protect their interests when facing drug possession charges. Contact our offices at (217) 328-6000 for more information about our services or to review your options with a member of our legal team.