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Prescription Fraud

Accused of Illegal Possession of Prescription Drugs? Be Proactive. Our Drug Crimes Lawyer Can Help

Prescription FraudA close friend decides to give you some of his prescription pain medication, or you obtain them fraudulently by forging a prescription. You go ahead and consume some and get behind the wheel. Suddenly, the police stop you, and a random search is conducted where illegal prescription drugs are discovered in your possession. These prescription drugs are classified as controlled Class C substances in Massachusetts, given their powerful and addictive nature – that’s why an arrest is likely.

If you are a consumer, addict, or health care professional and are facing prescription drug charges, you must take this situation very seriously. Even small amounts of a prescription drug proven to have been illegally acquired or prescribed can lead you down a difficult path of regrets and hardships. You risk jail time and probation if convicted. And if you are a high school or college student charged with prescription drug crimes, you may be expelled from school, lose any financial aid, and even be jailed.

You don’t have to suffer the consequences if you can turn the situation around. Our Worcester prescription drug crime lawyer is ready to help.

Worcester Location

28 Park Avenue,

Worcester, MA 01609

Phone: (508) 462-9998

Attorney Darren T. Griffis brings a rare combination of battle-tested experience and expertise to the art of representing and vigorously defending clients charged with all drug-related crimes in Massachusetts. With over 11 years of experience as a criminal defense lawyer, he has mastered the ability to capitalize on weaknesses in cases and has gained intimate familiarity with the tactics prosecutors in the state commonly employ to pursue prescription drug crime convictions in Greater Worcester and throughout Massachusetts.

Prescription Drugs

What Are The Commonly Abused Prescription Drugs?

If you live in Worcester, you’ve seen the sheer number of pharmacies from Main South to Greendale. Apart from the pharmacies in our neighborhoods, someone can easily access prescription drugs through friends, family, theft, or the internet. The most commonly abused prescription drugs we’ve seen include:

  • OxyContin
  • Oxycodone
  • Percocet
  • Meperidine
  • Hydrocodone
  • Hydromorphone
  • Diazepam
  • Fentanyl
  • Alprazolam
  • Adderall
  • Vicodin
  • Morphine
  • Codeine
  • Dilaudid
  • Clonazepam
  • Amphetamines
  • Steroids

Whether you are addicted to painkillers, or you make an honest mistake while handling prescription drugs, you need a defense attorney. Regardless of the circumstances of your arrest, we are ready to protect your rights.

Drug Charges

What Are The Types Of Prescription Drug Charges In Worcester?

We handle all types of prescription drug offenses. The main prescription drug possession charges we handle at our law firm are:

  • Possession of illegal substance
  • Illegal use or distribution
  • Creating or obtaining fraudulent prescriptions
  • Multiple filling of a prescription drug
  • Forged prescription

If you or a loved one is facing any type of prescription drug charges, whether small or big, contact our Worcester law firm today. We know how to handle such offenses and have illegally obtained evidence thrown out or charges dismissed. Let’s organize that meeting with our drug crimes attorney.

Drug Crimes Law Firm

Strong Criminal Defense Against Prescription Drug Crimes

A prescription drug conviction cannot be left to chance. You risk having a criminal record, jail time, court-ordered drug treatment, several drug tests, or even a driver’s license revocation.

Attorney Darren T. Griffis will independently probe your case, examine the police report, analyze any drug lab tests, and protect your rights against any unlawful search and seizure.

If your case has errors, we will find them. If there’s an illegality, we will point it out. Our job is to avert the consequences and safeguard your constitutional rights. Call us today!

Darren T. Griffis, Esq.

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