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Drug Crimes

Milwaukee Drug Crimes Attorney

43 Years of Combined Legal Experience Going Above and Beyond to Defend You

Drug charges could have serious immediate and long-term consequences. If you have been accused of illegally using, possessing, manufacturing, or distributing a controlled substance, contact our team at Ritter & Kremer Law to discuss your legal options. The criminal justice system can often feel cold and unfriendly, but our firm is here to provide a more calming and humane touch. We genuinely care about your future and will go above and beyond to defend you. To Ritter & Kremer Law, you’re not just a client; you’re a person with a life ahead of you.

Schedule a free consultation with Ritter & Kremer Law online to get started on your case today.

Possession or Delivery of Drugs

Wisconsin penalizes all kinds of behavior involving controlled substances, from possession to cultivation to distribution. Generally, possession of most drugs is a misdemeanor for a first offense, punishable by up to 6 months in jail and a fine of up to $1,000. Subsequent offenses could result in up to 3.5 years in prison. 

The penalties are harsher for more serious offenses, such as selling drugs or possessing drugs with the intent to sell. Sale and distribution are felonies, and the sentencing range will depend on the amount of drugs involved. At the very least, a defendant could face up to 3.5 years in jail and $10,000 in fines, though the penalties could escalate to 15 years in jail and $50,000 in fines. 

Prescription Fraud

Unfortunately, more and more people are faced with drug charges for prescription fraud. We are sympathetic to the sensitive situations that place you in a position of being accused of this crime. If you were recently charged with prescription fraud, you need an experienced attorney who can help you to resolve your case quickly and discreetly. We have handled many of these types of cases successfully and can craft a unique defense for you today.

Search and Seizure

We are also dedicated to fighting to protect your rights by getting charges reduced or dismissed altogether. Drug offenses often involve law enforcement going into a defendant’s home, stopping them on the street, or searching them. However, there is a specific protocol for when law enforcement is allowed to search you. Improper behavior can lead to the suppression of evidence or even the complete dismissal of your case. We can investigate how law enforcement acquired the evidence against you and protect your rights against unlawful search and seizure.

Whatever drug accusation you are facing, Ritter & Kremer Law can protect your rights and help you minimize the consequences. Hiring an experienced defense attorney could make the difference between years of incarceration and a shorter period behind bars.

Contact our firm online to schedule your free initial consultation. Let’s get started on your defense today.

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  • The perfect duo to win your case.

    “Allison is a very aggressive trail lawyer. Very dedicated to her clients' cases. She understands the ropes in the courtroom. With her partner Amanda, who is similar to Allison, it gives you the perfect duo to win your case. All odds were against me and she and Amanda got me found not guilty in a court trial.”

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    “You never waivered…and you made me feel so good about the situation. I and my family cannot tell you how great it was to have somebody actually stand up and fight for me.”

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