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A criminal conviction can ruin your life

On Behalf of | Feb 7, 2020 | Criminal Defense

Have you been arrested? If so, you need to take it seriously. Depending on the charges and on your own circumstances, a conviction on your record can have devastating long-term consequences. This is not the time to be cavalier about your predicament.

For instance, a young person who receives financial aid to attend college could find they are no longer eligible for this aid if they get convicted on drug charges. Drug convictions can also permanently bar you from a host of other things like:

  • Living in public housing
  • Working as a commercial driver
  • Getting or retaining professional licensing to work in certain fields like medicine, education or the law
  • Holding public office

Those are just some of the opportunities upon which a drug conviction may slam the door permanently closed. In fact, you may not even be aware of the future repercussions your drug conviction could have.

We can help you build a robust defense to the charges you face. We can mount evidentiary challenges like alleging there were lapses in the chain of command of the substance in question. If the lab analysts had flawed backgrounds that could indicate contamination may have occurred, we can demand further testing from different labs.

A conviction on an assault or domestic violence charge could potentially affect your custodial rights to parent your children. In short, your future success and quality of life are in jeopardy. Don’t throw in the towel and accept your fate after an arrest. We will help you fight for justice after you have been arrested on drug or other charges here in Kentucky.