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Omaha Heroin Charge Defense Attorney

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Douglas County Lawyer for Clients Charged with Heroin Possession or Distribution

By United States law, narcotics are classified according to their potential for abuse and whether they have any accepted medical use. Atop the danger list are Schedule I substances, which include heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine, LSD, and MDMA. 

With heroin's addictive properties and high probability for user overdose and potential death, individuals charged with heroin offenses can endure serious consequences. If you face drug charges for heroin possession including with intent to distribute or trafficking, it is time to secure skilled legal representation from an experienced drug crimes attorney.

Olsen Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O. is Nebraska's premier criminal defense firm. Attorney Tom Olsen is a Former Assistant State Attorney General and Assistant Omaha City Prosecutor. He has successfully defended thousands of clients facing serious criminal charges, and he is ready to fight for you.

Heroin Penalties in Nebraska

If you are arrested with heroin, the repercussions for a conviction are substantial, even for a small quantity. Penalties include:

Possession, any amount: Class IV felony, maximum of two years in prison, 12-month post-release court supervision, and $10,000 fine.

Possession with intent to deliver under 10 grams: Class II felony, maximum of 50 years in prison, mandatory minimum of one year.

Sale or intended sale of 10 to 28 grams: Class 1D felony, maximum of 50 years in prison, mandatory minimum of three years.

Sale or intended sale of 28 to 140 grams: Class 1C felony, maximum of 50 years in prison, mandatory minimum of five years.

Sale or intended sale of more than 140 grams: Class 1B felony, maximum life imprisonment, minimum 20 years.

With punishments this severe and with your future at stake, it is essential you entrust your case to a criminal defense attorney who knows how to get results. Whether you are a Nebraska resident pulled over on Interstate 80 or an out-of-state resident arrested on drug charges, you can depend on the impeccable legal acumen of Attorney Tom Olsen and Olsen Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O.

Heroin Defense Strategies

Traffic stops that result in drug arrests often stem from minor moving violations. Police typically search a vehicle when they subjectively decide a driver, passengers, or the automobile itself is suspicious. A drug dog is often deployed to detect the presence of narcotics inside.

Attorney Tom Olsen aggressively fights charges that result from unlawful stops and illegal search and seizure. If your rights were violated, he will aggressively pursue dropped charges in your case. With his extensive prosecutorial background and accomplished negotiation skills, he can pursue a deal with prosecutors for reduced charges or a second chance as part of the National Safety Council, Nebraska Diversion Program.

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If you face a heroin charge, this is a critical juncture in your life. To learn how Olsen Law Offices, P.C., L.L.O. can begin your defense today, contact our criminal defense attorney at 402-598-5789 for a free consultation 24/7. We also serve clients in Lincoln County, North Platte, Dawson County, Lexington, Buffalo County, Kearney, Hall County, Grand Island, Hamilton County, Aurora, York County, York, Seward, Sarpy County, and Papillion.

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