What are the penalties for drug crimes in New York?

If you are charged with a drug crime in New York, you could face a variety of punishments. The penalties depend on factors including whether the offense is a misdemeanor or felony, the type of drugs involved, the amount of drugs and whether you have a criminal record. The more serious the crime, the harsher the penalties are likely to be.

Possible penalties include fines, jail or prison time, probation and community service. If you are charged with a drug crime, a qualified New York criminal defense attorney at Brill Legal Group can explain the consequences of a conviction and develop a strong defense to help you avoid them.

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