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Brimage Guidelines

Parsippany Lawyer Defending You Against Tough Drug Crime Penalties

In New Jersey, certain drug crime convictions will come with a hefty mandatory prison sentence. These sentences were established in the landmark 1998 case, State v. Brimage, and the government has worked to ensure consistent application of these harsh penalties.

If you're facing charges for a drug crime, you need to take quick action to defend your rights and freedom. My firm is The Law Offices of Christopher G. Porreca, P.C., and I am an experienced New Jersey drug crime attorney with a thorough understanding of the Brimage guidelines. More importantly, I know how to defend your rights and freedom when facing these serious criminal charges.

Want to learn how my firm can help? Schedule a free consultation at (973) 889-0900.

What Are Brimage Guidelines?

The Brimage Guidelines establish mandatory prison sentences for certain drug offenders, and also make these individuals ineligible for parole for extended periods of time. In other words, a defendant must serve a pre-determined amount of time in prison before they are eligible for parole. These penalties are extremely severe, and can have a devastating impact on both your present and future.

Brimage guidelines may apply if you:

  • Are a repeat drug offender
  • Committed a drug offense in a school zone
  • Distributed drugs to a minor
  • Distributed drugs to a pregnant woman

However, a skilled New Jersey criminal defense attorney can help you defend your rights and freedom when facing these serious charges. When you retain The Law Offices of Christopher G. Porreca, P.C., you can expect aggressive defense from an attorney who knows how to effectively pursue results.

Standing For The Rights of The Accused

In many cases, drug crime charges are the result of a misunderstanding, simple mistake, or momentary lapse of judgement. Nevertheless, a conviction can ruin the rest of your life. If you're facing charges, it is critical that you secure dedicated, highly effective counsel to defend your interests.

With nearly two decades of legal experience and a host of accolades, you can be confident choosing my firm, The Law Offices of Christopher G. Porreca, P.C. While I cannot guarantee any specific case results, I can promise that I will work aggressively on your behalf when you retain my firm.

If you're facing charges, you need to take quick action – call (973) 889-0900 today.

Why Hire My New Jersey Defense Firm?

  • Your rights matter. I exclusively handle criminal defense cases to ensure satisfactory results.
  • Your future matters. I work personally and promptly to help reduce, acquit, or dismiss your charges.
  • Your satisfaction matters. I have earned the Avvo Client's Choice Award for the year of 2018.
  • Your freedom matters. I use 20 years of experience to make sure you do not feel the heavy hand of the law.