Waltham Drug Crime

Waltham, Massachusetts has a large population of more than 60,000. It is located in Middlesex County, and it had a central role in the Industrial Revolution. Many Massachusetts drug crimes cases are handled in Waltham District Court, which is located on Linden Street. Kathleen M. McCarthy is an experienced drug crimes lawyer who handles cases in Waltham District Court, Middlesex Superior Court, and all other courts in Massachusetts.

Possession of Drugs

Since drug possession charges exist to prevent substance abuse and crimes related to drugs and the drug trade, they can be serious depending on the circumstances, such as the kind of drugs and one’s criminal history. Often times, individuals who are otherwise law-abiding find themselves charged with drug possession, and their lives and careers can be affected in a major way. Kathleen M. McCarthy works tirelessly to fight charges of drug possession.

Distribution of Drugs and Possession with Intent

Charges of drug distribution and possession of drugs with intent to distribute carry serious potential punishments, including mandatory minimums for second or subsequent offenses. An experienced criminal defense lawyer like Kathleen McCarthy can use many different strategies to combat these charges. A drug crimes lawyer can look into the facts of your case and file all appropriate motions, develop an effective trial strategy, engage in productive negotiations, and more.

Drug Trafficking

Trafficking charges are the most serious of all Massachusetts drug offenses. Kathleen M. McCarthy has extensive experience in complex trafficking cases involving marijuana, cocaine, heroin, and various other drugs. The stakes are very high in trafficking cases, with mandatory minimums looming, so those charged with drug trafficking need to act quickly in retaining a criminal drug defense lawyer like Attorney McCarthy.

Drug Crimes in School Zones

School zone violations involve crimes like distribution or possession with intent to distribute drugs within 1,000 feet of a school or within 100 feet of a public park or playground. If a drug crime is committed within a school zone, the accused with be facing a mandatory minimum sentence and an aggressive prosecution.

Law Offices of Kathleen M. McCarthy (978) 975-8060

If you are a Waltham resident who has been charged with a Massachusetts drug crime, call the Law Offices of Kathleen M. McCarthy today. Attorney McCarthy has more than 20 years of experience in criminal practice and law, and she has a high rate of success. You can reach her office at (978) 975 8060 or you can send her an e-mail. You can reach a live and friendly person from Attorney McCarthy’s office 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. Because Attorney McCarthy understands the sense of urgency in criminal cases, she is always prompt and responsive to the inquiries of clients and potential clients. Attorney McCarthy’s offices are conveniently located in both North Andover and Boston, and she is happy to handle cases in all Massachusetts cities and towns, both near and far. Do not wait to call her because timing is critical.