Criminal charges for possession, distribution or importation of drugs into the United States may be state charges, federal charges or both. You need an aggressive and experienced defense lawyer. Federal drug charges are serious felonies which carry harsh punishments, including mandatory minimum prison sentences of 10 or even 20 years. If you have been arrested and charged with a federal drug charge in the United States District Court for the Southern District of California, contact our office immediately.
Federal drug charges in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California typically include the possession, distribution or importation of methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin and marijuana. The San Ysidro Port of Entry and Calexico Port of Entry are two of the busiest ports of entry in the United States and drug offenses are aggressively prosecuted. If you or someone you know has been arrested for a federal drug offense, we can aggressively defend him/her in federal court.
A drug-related conviction can have serious, long-term consequences, especially if the individual is not a U.S. citizen. It is critical that an attorney familiar with immigration consequences and the federal criminal justice system fight for your rights in criminal court and immigration proceedings.
Mr. Kleven is an experienced criminal defense attorney providing federal criminal defense. For a FREE CONSULTATION, call us at 619-796-3680 or complete our online contact form for more information. With offices in San Diego, California, we serve clients throughout the area including El Centro, Calexico and Brawley.