Fighting For Clients Throughout The Country
At both state and federal levels, the government aggressively targets drug trafficking. Charges for trafficking violations can stem from smuggling drugs into the country, manufacturing them, selling them and delivering them to drug users. These charges, often brought by seasoned prosecutors, carry harsh penalties and require an equally aggressive defense.
Harvey Slovis is a New York City criminal defense attorney who has successfully defended individuals throughout the country in complex drug cases with serious criminal consequences. With more than 30 years of experience, he has the comprehensive legal knowledge and strategic insight to protect clients at every stage of their cases.
A Powerful Defense From A Seasoned Attorney
Federal penalties for a drug trafficking conviction can range from five years to life in prison and the financial consequences can cost offenders millions of dollars. These strict penalties are determined by a number of factors, including:
- What type of drug was involved
- What amount of the drug was involved
- A defendant’s criminal record
Illegal drugs and controlled substances are classified into five schedules based on the drug’s acceptable medical use, dependency potential and effects, with severe minimum sentences for the most dangerous substances. Harvey Slovis has the aggressive advocacy style and steadfast commitment his clients need to protect their rights in cases involving cocaine, heroin, methamphetamines, marijuana or any other controlled substances.
If you are facing serious criminal penalties for drug trafficking, you need a strategic defense crafted by an effective trial attorney. Harvey Slovis has a proven record of success defending clients when the stakes are high.