Drug Charges
Law Offices of Tedone & Morton, P.C.
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58 N. Chicago Street
Suite 405
Joliet, IL 60432
815-666-1285
15300 S. Route 59
Suite 104
Plainfield, IL 60544
815-733-5350

Joliet Drug Charge Attorneys

Criminal Defense Law Firm in Grundy and Will Counties

Drug charges are some of the most common criminal charges in Illinois. Consequently, prosecuting attorneys have a lot of experience making their cases. If you are charged for a drug crime, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side too. At the Law Offices of Tedone & Morton, P.C., we are highly experienced in defending clients facing drug charges. We aggressively fight to protect your rights and freedom throughout the legal process.

Successfully Defending Against Drug Charges

Drug laws in Illinois are broad and extensive. You can be charged with possession, possession with intent to deliver, deliver, manufacturing, drug trafficking, prescription fraud and other charges. Depending on the circumstances of the crime, individuals can be charged under state or federal laws. The type of drug involved in the crime and the quantity of that drug are the primary factors in determining the severity of the charges. Aggravating factors such as the use of a weapon or operating inside a protected zone can increase potential penalties for convictions.

The penalties for drug crimes vary from court supervision or probation to many years in prison. No matter how serious the charge, however, it is always wise to hire an experienced defense attorney to pursue the best possible outcome. In many drug cases, evidence is linked to either a search warrant or a physical search. Determining if the search was legal and properly executed is a key aspect of defending against drug charges. Attorney Cosmo J. Tedone is experienced in raising constitutional challenges to evidence in court. He has successfully defended clients against drug charges both in private practice and as a public defender.

If you or a loved one has been charge with a drug crime, contact us to schedule a free consultation. We will answer your questions honestly and get started immediately protecting your rights. Our firm handles cases in Joliet and Plainfield and throughout Will County, Grundy County, Kendall County, Kankakee County and beyond.

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58 N. Chicago Street, Suite 405
Joliet, IL 60432
815-666-1285

15300 S. Route 59, Suite 104
Plainfield, IL 60544
815-733-5350