Drug Charges

The federal and state prosecutors in Kentucky take drug charges very seriously. Even possessing a small amount of illegal drugs can land you in jail. If you face a drug charge, or want to know what your rights are after failing a drug test, you need an experienced attorney who is willing to fight for you. Since 1986, trial lawyer William M. Butler has dedicated his law career to criminal defense. To find out more about how he can make the system work for you, call him at 502-582-2020 or contact drug charge defense attorney William M. Butler via email to schedule a free initial consultation.

Drug Offense Cases

Attorney William M. Butler provides aggressive defense for clients facing state or federal drug charges involving marijuana, methamphetamines (meth), amphetamines, prescription pills , heroin, cocaine or crack, hallucinogens (LSD, PCP), ecstasy and other illegal drugs. He handles serious drug offense cases that involve:

  • Prescription drug abuse
  • Drug possession
  • Possession with intent to traffic
  • Operation of a meth lab
  • Intent to sell/drug trafficking
  • Conspiracy to traffic

Conspiracy to Traffic

If you are being charged in federal court, there is an added danger. Conspiracy is a magic word for federal prosecutors. If the small amount of drugs you possessed can be traced back to the original kilo, federal prosecutors may do two things. First, they might charge you with conspiracy. Second, they may increase the quantity of drugs in your charge, i.e., charge you for possessing the whole kilo. Both these factors can considerably increase your sentence if you are convicted.

If you find yourself in federal court, a federal drug charge lawyer is essential. William M. Butler will use every legal tool at his disposal, such as challenging the basis for search and seizure, to protect your constitutional rights. He has an impressive record of obtaining favorable Case Results on behalf of defendants, such as dismissal of the case, reduction of the charges and alternative sentencing. For immediate assistance, call William Butler at 502-582-2020, or contact him via email to schedule a free initial consultation.

Out-of-State Defendants

Frequently, drug trafficking cases involve out-of-state defendants who are charged under Kentucky’s laws. These individuals often face prejudices that Kentucky residents do not face. For example, bail bonds may be set higher, making it harder for the defendant to get out of jail. With over 25 years of experience representing clients in Kentucky courts, William M. Butler has developed a rapport within the court system. He is familiar with the judges, prosecutors and other court personnel. He understands their methods, what to expect and what to put before the judge in order to obtain a successful result.

For immediate asistance, call William M. Butler Jr, Federal and State Drug Charges Lawyer, at 502-582-2020, or contact him via email for a free initial consultation.

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