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Drug possession charges for college students

On Behalf of | Jan 28, 2015 | Criminal Defense

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Drug possession charges need to be taken very seriously, and when it comes to college students, they should not be taken for granted. Drug charges can lead to major fines, jail time, community service, and other serious penalties. In addition, the circumstances of the drug possession charge can lead to expulsion or other major punishments from the university that a student is attending, potentially altering the course of that student’s academic career and adult life.

Serving All Colleges in the Greater PA/NJ Border Area

At Wilhelm & Roemersma, we’ve helped students and their families from various colleges in the greater Pennsylvania/New Jersey area, including those who attend Lehigh University, Lafayette College, Cedar Crest College, Muhlenberg College, DeSales University, and other academic institutions. We believe that good legal advice is important no matter where you go or what charges you face.

Providing Strong Legal Counsel to Fight Drug Charges

Following a drug possession charge, our criminal defense attorneys will examine the circumstances of the arrest. Any oversteps by the authorities or potential mistakes on their part will need to be taken into account and may be a means of dropping or reducing charges. We can provide legal counsel during all steps of the legal process so you go into all matters informed of your legal options as well as your legal protections.

Offering Advice for Disciplinary Actions from the University

In addition to facing charges from the legal authorities, students who are charged with drug possession may face disciplinary action from their university, which may include expulsion as well as other serious penalties. Our attorneys will be able to provide assistance when dealing with the university administration, helping reach an agreement that does not seriously impede a student’s academic career.

Do Not Go It Alone with Drug Charges

As you can imagine, facing drug charges and dealing with legal matters as well as a university’s drug policies can be quite complex and time-consuming. It takes a strong understanding of drug laws as well as university policies in order to properly deal with these issues.

Rather than go it alone, it’s a much better idea to consult with legal experts like those at our law firm. We will negotiate those legal nuances and university policies so that you can concentrate on continuing your academic career and taking control of your life. This peace of mind is crucial for many young adults during this crucial time in their lives.

Learn More About Your Legal Options Following Drug Possession Charges

For more information about your legal options and how our lawyers can help you following serious drug or alcohol-related offenses, it’s important that you contact our team of personal injury and criminal defense attorneys today. At Wilhelm & Roemersma, we will fight diligently to ensure that you receive strong legal counsel and sound legal advice.

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