Call Us for a Free Consultation Today (732) 863-5050
Jason Volet Criminal Defense Lawyer nj banner

New Jersey's Criminal Defense Attorney

Let us help you prove your innocence.

New Jersey Drug Importation Attorney

Jason Volet Criminal Defense Lawyer banner

Drug importation crimes most often refer to people importing prescription drugs into the United States from other countries. Because of the high cost of most prescription drugs in the United States, many Americans seek cheaper sources of these medicines, often from abroad. However, importing prescription drugs into the United States is illegal, and those who are found to be participating in this crime can face devastating penalties.

Fortunately, if you have been charged with a drug crime in Freehold or Neptune NJ, you still have the right to defend yourself against these accusations. If you believe that you have been wrongfully charged with this crime, we can uphold your rights and protect your dignity.

Consequences of Drug Importation

A conviction for drug importation in the United States is treated similarly to a conviction for drug trafficking, and it can often result in jail time and large fines. There are several factors which a court will consider when determining the severity of the penalty for drug importation, such as:

  • Amount of the illegal drug
  • Number of previous trafficking/importation offenses
  • Type of prescription drug

The most common jail sentence for a first-time offender is 1-3 years, but after multiple offenses, a person may eventually face life in prison. Thus, it is important to consult with experienced Freehold New Jersey drug importation lawyers if you are facing these charges so that you can avoid these repercussions.

Contact Us

The legal process and consequences for drug importation charges can be daunting. However, we may be able to help. If you are facing charges of drug importation, contact the skilled New Jersey drug importation attorneys at the Law Office of Jason A. Volet today at 732-863-5050 to learn more about how we can help you.

Associations & Awards

  • New York State Bar Association NYSBA logo
  • American Bar Association ABA logo defending liberty persuing justice
  • Criminal Lawyer New Jersey State Bar Association Logo
  • New Jersey Supreme Court Certified Criminal Defense Attorney logo
  • Avvo Rating Superb Top Attorney Criminal Defense NJ
Law Office of Jason A. Volet Criminal Defense Lawyer Logo
Get in Touch Today (732) 863-5050

two Locations to Meet You

Freehold Office
Neptune Office
Simple Share Buttons