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Columbus Drug Charge Lawyer

At Akamine Law, we defend the constitutional rights of individuals who face drug charges in Columbus and surrounding counties. Whether accused of drug possession, trafficking, or drug manufacturing, defense attorney Nathan Akamine is ready to aggressively defend your rights and challenge any evidence against you. Our goal is to have your case dismissed or, at the very least, significantly reduced in severity. Recent case results.

Attorney Nathan Akamine is a former Prosecutor and highly successful criminal defense attorney. He possesses an in-depth understanding of the laws surrounding your case and the tactics employed against you by the State. You can be confident that he will utilize and exhaust every resource in the fight to reach the best outcome for you.

Our Columbus criminal defense law firm is equipped to handle a wide array of drug charges, ranging from minor offenses to extremely serious federal conspiracy allegations.

Types of drug-related criminal cases we handle include:

  • Drug Possession & Production
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Marijuana Cultivation/Growing
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Possession with Intent to Distribute
  • Prescription Fraud
  • Drug Distribution to Minors

What are the penalties of a drug crime conviction?

The penalties for drug charges vary depending on certain factors including the type of substance involved, quantity, and nature of the alleged offense. Some drug crimes are filed as misdemeanors and are subject to fines and minimal jail time. Other drug charges are indicted as felonies and carry the potential for lengthy mandatory prison terms.

Additional penalties that can result from a drug-related conviction include community control (or probation), fines, and loss of your driver’s license. A drug conviction can cause problems when applying for jobs, student loan programs, citizenship, and housing.

Due to the extremely serious nature of drug charges, it is imperative that you take immediate action. You need to secure the representation of a highly skilled and reputable Columbus criminal defense attorney. You need attorney Nathan Akamine.

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