Louisville Defense Lawyer Handling Drug Charges

Drugs with handcuffs and fingerprint cardThe nation’s attitude towards illegal narcotics has been changing in recent years. Kentucky, however, continues to take a tough stance when it comes to drugs. State prosecutors continue to pursue charges and some Judges will not hesitate to incarcerate offenders. A conviction can mean time spent in jail or prison, a criminal record, the inability to pass a background check, difficulty securing student loans, as well as other difficulties. If you or a family member have been arrested then it is important that you retain a criminal defense attorney familiar with handling such matters. Will Corrigan is a Louisville lawyer who handles all matters in his office personally. Will understands the type of impact that these cases can have on one’s life and he makes it a priority to provide quality representation. Contact our office today to schedule an initial consultation.

Louisville lawyer handling cases involving heroin, marijuana, methamphetamine, cocaine and other narcotics

Kentucky has strict laws in regards to controlled substances. Charges can range from a misdemeanor, to a high level felony, or to charges in federal court. The extent of one’s charges will depend on the type of substance involved, the amount, whether other offenses are also alleged, whether a gun was found along with the drugs, and whether the accused has a prior criminal record. Typical cases brought in the criminal justice system include:

Will Corrigan is a Louisville lawyer who strives to provide the highest level of representation in these types of cases. Will uses your initial consultation to hear your side of the story and to help you understand the legal process. He will quickly acquire any arrest reports, witness statements, lab results, and other information which the prosecution is required to provide. He will conduct a thorough investigation and ensure that your rights remain protected. If you feel you need a drug treatment program, WIll can assist in finding the right one for you. Sometimes Will is able to negotiate for a Diversion deal, reduced charges, or a dismissal. If Will believes that law enforcement violated your Fourth or Fifth Amendment rights then he will file all appropriate Motions with the Court. Depending on the nature of the charges, winning these Motions may lead to the dismissal of your case. If a trial is necessary, our firm will make sure that your case is prepared to go forward and that the prosecution is held to their burden  to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. Will understands that you are facing a serious situation. Contact us online, by telephone, or text message.

Attorney staying in regular contact with Louisville clients charged with a drug-related offense

If you have been charged with a crime then you have enough to worry about. You do not need the added aggravation of dealing with a lawyer who does not return your phone calls or make you a priority. Will places an emphasis on attorney-client communication. He often provides clients with his cell phone number, he promptly returns phone calls and messages, and he makes himself available to answer any questions you may have. We recognizes that it is a privilege to serve those in the Louisville community and will takes the responsibility seriously.