Drug Court in New Jersey

Skilled Parsippany Drug Crime Defense Attorney

The nation's attitude toward non-violent drug offenders has changed dramatically over the last several decades. Jurisdictions around the nation are now following the example set forth by the State of New Jersey's Drug Court program. This program allows certain non-violent offenders to avoid many of the traditional criminal penalties, and instead attend a rehabilitation program.

My firm is The Law Offices of Christopher G. Porreca, P.C., and I am a skilled Parsippany drug crime defense lawyer who can help you build a strong case for an alternative sentence. For many individuals accused of drug crimes, drug court is an effective way to put this matter behind them. When you retain my firm, I will take the time to learn about your case, and will advocate for the best possible outcome on your behalf.

Ready to take control of your situation? Call us today at (973) 577-7203.

Who Is Eligible for Drug Court?

Drug court is designed for those who, apart from their drug use, are law-abiding citizens. Those who wish to enter into a drug court program must be approved through a clinical assessment and legal screening. The prosecutor must also recommend you for the program, which is why it's so important to retain a New Jersey drug crimes attorney who is an experienced negotiator.

You will not qualify for drug court if you:

  • Have a prior conviction for a violent crime
  • Are facing charges for a violent crime
  • Committed the drug crime for profit, not to satisfy your addiction
  • Used juveniles to sell or distribute drugs

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Call (973) 577-7203 For Dedicated Defense

If you have been charged with a drug crime, you could be facing some extremely harsh penalties. With the help of a skilled New Jersey drug crimes lawyer, however, you may be able to avoid many of these consequences through a drug court program. With nearly 20 years of experience, I have an in depth understanding of this program, and have relationships with many prosecutors in Morris County. Don't take risks with your future – contact us today for the effective representation you need.

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