Drug Crimes We Will Fight Tirelessly to Ensure Your Rights Are Protected

Ellensburg Drug Crime Attorney

Compassionate Defense throughout Kittitas County & Central Washington

Drug crimes can carry harsh penalties for those convicted of charges. While there are many reasons why the charges may not be accurate—police misconduct, mistake of fact, valid prescriptions, etc.—facts are not always enough to clear a person of criminal accusations. You need an attorney who can use the law to your advantage and help you obtain a favorable outcome. At Ellensburg Law, we have decades of experience to give you the best chance at a hopeful future.

Schedule your free consultation with our Ellensburg drug crime attorney by calling (509) 553-0900 or contacting us online.

Washington Drug Laws

While the state was a trailblazer for legal marijuana possession, criminal penalties are still harsh for those found in possessing or cultivating certain substances. While the amount in question and the potential intent associated with the substances will change the severity of the sentence, possession of a controlled substance is charged as a Class C felony. If convicted, you face fines of up to $10,000 and up to 5 years in prison.

Other criminal penalties include:

  • Possession with intent to distribute—Class B felony with up to 10 years in prison and fines of up to $20,000
  • Possession of methamphetamine—Class C felony with up to 5 years in prison and fines of up to $10,000
  • Possession of other narcotics such as LSD or mescaline—Class C felony with up to 5 years in prison and fines of up to $10,000

These penalties are enhanced by certain other factors as well, such as if the accused was caught near a public school or park, a sale was attempted to a minor, or the State alleges deadly weapon was in your possession at the time. A criminal defense lawyer can help you prevent these enhancements from severely damaging your future.

How Ellensburg Law Can Help

Once you are charged with a crime, the clock starts ticking. You don’t have long to assemble a defense and get started on protecting your rights. Our Ellensburg drug crime attorney offers free consultations to help you settle on a plan of action. If you choose our firm to represent you, we will immediately inquire with law enforcement about the evidence and get the allegations the state intends to use against you.

Thorough investigation often reveals details that can change the outcome of a person’s case, so we take every chance we can to find out what really happened. We will then prepare a defense strategy that goes all the way to trial. If negotiating beforehand would mean a better outcome for you, we will take that route. Otherwise, we are prepared to fight for your innocence in court.

Schedule your free consultation now by calling (509) 553-0900.

Experience You Can Count On 

Attorney Deborah King is former major crimes prosecutor with over two decades of criminal defense experience.

The Reason We Fight So Hard

Read What Our Satisfied Clients Have to Say
  • “Deborah King was not just my attorney, she is an advocate for her clients. She is well respected by the Court and Judges.”

    - Former Client
  • “In late February, I got few charges - driving under the influence of alcohol under 21 years old, possession of marijuana, and the use of drug paraphernalia. I was denied a court-appointed attorney and ...”

    - Former Client
  • “Deborah represented my son in several matters. She was knowledgeable, available and truly cares about her clients! She goes above and beyond to support and encourage her clients! I would recommend her ...”

    - Former Client
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What Sets Us Apart?

Dedicated & Aggressive Legal Advocacy
  • Will Tirelessly Fight to Protect Your Rights
  • Served as Chief Counsel in 100+ Trials
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Former Major Crimes Prosecutor
  • Over 25 Years of Experience