November 27

What is the average sentence for drug possession?

There is no average sentence for a drug possession. It all depends on whether the case is a state, low-level drug prosecution or a major federal multi-defendant indictment. Simple possession of a controlled substance often carries, little, if any jail incarceration. Contact the law office of Ryan Garry to setup your Free Consultation!
November 9

How Much Is A Lawyer For Drug Possession?

Drug Crimes Attorney Drug possession crimes can range from petty-misdemeanor marijuana offenses to major federal controlled substance indictments. Fees can range from a few hundred dollars to hundreds of thousands of dollars depending on the type of charge. The federal sentencing guidelines can lead to draconian mandatory minimum sentencing that can send a potential defendant…
February 13

“Possession” of Drugs Does not Mean Drugs in Your System

A driver can be charged with a DWI involving drugs. Minn. Stat. § 169A.20, subdiv. 1 states: Driving while impaired crime; motor vehicle. It is a crime for any person to drive, operate, or be in physical control of any motor vehicle, as defined in section 169A.03, subdivision 15, except for motorboats in operation and…
February 13

War on Drugs: Is It Worth It?

Our office has handled many drug cases. We’ve handled everything from simple possession of marijuana (sometimes a petty misdemeanor, sometimes a felony) to huge drug conspiracies. See some of our drug cases: State v. BVD, State v. MR, State v. TJ, State v. AM, State v. JHS, State v. G, State v. O, State v….
January 7

The Changing Drug Law

Medical marijuana is legal in 18 states and D.C. ( With this past election, Colorado and Washington have now legalized recreational marijuana. The federal government has some things to say about that—marijuana is still a Schedule I illegal drug. Minnesota, however, has run in the other direction, making synthetic marijuana illegal. In Minnesota, most drug…