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Orange County Drug Trafficking Attorney

Facing Charges of Violating Health and Safety Code 11352 HS?

If you've been arrested and charged with a drug trafficking crime you must understand that this is an extremely serious crime. When you contact our attorney about your case, he will carefully review all aspects of your charges and ensure that an effective defense strategy is drafted. We always make sure our clients our treated with the respect and dignity they deserve, making them our number one priority.

Drug trafficking charges can serious effect your life, especially your current job status and potential employment opportunities. If you are concerned about the charges against you, make sure you retain and experienced Orange County lawyer from our firm today.

Drug Trafficking Penalties in OC

Depending on the factors involved in your case, you may be facing a federal drug crime. Drug trafficking is the manufacturing, distribution and/or possession with the intent to distribute the illegal drugs. If you are accused of crossing international lines with these drugs, you may be charged with a federal crime.

The trafficking of the following types of drugs can result in federal and state level charges:

It's very important to understand if you transported legal medical marijuana to another state you can still face serious drug trafficking charges. There have been several cases where people have been convicted on federal charges and have been sentenced up to 30 years.

Federal drug trafficking charges can include additional charges such as, possession with intent to sell, distribution, drug smuggling, drug importation, and drug manufacturing. It's very important to note that federal prison sentences don't have any type of parole, and the only way for early release is "good behavior." This makes it even more crucial for you to have a skilled OC drug crime lawyer on your side.

Call Our OC Drug Trafficking Defense Lawyer at (714) 530-9690

Our federal defense lawyers have over a decade of experience successfully defending clients in the federal courts of Los Angeles, Santa Ana, Riverside and San Diego. We are prepared to take on your case and pursue the most favorable outcome on your behalf.

Even though you're facing a very serious charge, understand that just because you're arrested and now having to answer to federal charges does not make you automatically guilty. Contact our firm today if you are ready to talk with an attorney about your charges.

Whether you're facing a felony or a misdemeanor, don't risk a conviction. Act quickly to redeem your reputation and protect your record by consulting with our Orange County criminal defense lawyer. Call today to schedule your free consultation.

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“It was strongly recommended that I call federal defense attorney Michael L. Guisti. He had several investigators look at records and such, and my federal case was dismissed. Michael Guisti does what few attorneys can do, beat the federal government, and that is why if you’re in trouble with the government you need to call Michael Guisti right away!”

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Case Results

sex crimes

Case Dropped

Young man charged and arrested for sexual battery.

assault

Case Dropped

Man charged with assault with a deadly weapon for hitting someone in the face with a heavy metal dust pan.

drug crimes

Served Less Than 30 Days in Jail

Young man charged with selling 1000 tabs of ecstasy to undercover officer.

Attempted Murder

Reduced to Assault With Deadly Weapon

Young man knocks the eye out his victim with a metal pipe. Charged with attempted murder and aggravated mayhem. Both cases carried life sentences.

Assault & Battery

Serves 80 Days on Work Furlough

Woman arrested and charged with assault with a deadly weapon using scissors on a co-worker.

Vehicular Assault

Serves 80 Days on Work Furlough

Man charged with three felony counts of vehicular assault with a deadly weapon.