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Prescription Drug Offense

San Fernando Prescription Drug Offense Lawyers

Eisner & Gorin, LLP, is a top-rated criminal defense firm and is recognized as a Pre-Eminent Top 5% U.S. Law Firm by the national lawyer ratings service Martindale Hubbell and Lexis-Nexis. Our prescription-drug defense lawyers have over 50 years of combined criminal courts experience litigating drug crimes throughout all Southern California courtrooms, including the San Fernando Valley, Santa Clarita Valley, and Los Angeles County.

The firm partners are Former Senior Los Angeles Prosecutors and specialize in defending Prescription Drug Crimes. With medical doctors prescribing controlled substances ever more frequently without managing the addictive side of the medicine more and more Californians self-medicate after their dependence on the drug becomes out of control. This addiction often leads to arrest and the filing of criminal charges in Los Angeles Superior Courts.

In California courts, numerous Health & Safety and Business & Professions Code Section make it a crime to unlawful possess prescription drugs, including the following statutes:

BP section 4060 (Cont. sub. without prescription)
BP section 4324 (Forgery of prescription)
HS section 11104(a) (Furnish cont. sub. for manufacturing)
HS section 11106(j) (Sell cont. sub. without permit
HS section 11152 (Nonconforming prescription)
HS section 11153(a) (Cont. sub. prescription for unlawful purpose)
HS section 11154 (unlawful prescriptions)
HS section 11157 (false prescription)
HS section 11162.5 (counterfeit prescription)

The government utilizes the Health and Safety Code, along with the Business and Professions Code, to prosecute doctors, pharmacists, psychiatrists, and other medical professionals who issue and fill prescriptions.

Our criminal defense clients have been charged with crimes involving all types of prescription medications, including Ritalin, Vicodin, Oxycontin, Xanax, and many more. If you have been accused of any prescription drug-related crime, including:

  • Forging prescriptions
  • Unlawful sale of prescription medications
  • Attempted Drug Possession without a lawful prescription
  • Prescription fraud by physicians or pharmacists
  • Illegal transportation/distribution/trafficking of prescription drugs
  • Internet marketing of prescription drugs

The consequences for the conviction of drug crimes may be very serious. Possession or Sales of Prescription-Drug Offenses, in violation of the California Health and Safety Code, carry the possibility of jail or prison depending on whether they are charged as a misdemeanor or felony. Thus it is of significant importance that you retain the legal services of an experienced San Fernando Valley criminal defense attorney who understands how to successfully defend drug crime accusations. Frequently with the proper advocacy, our clients obtain drug treatment programs in lieu of jail, including Diversion, Deferred Entry of Judgment, or Proposition 36. Successful completion of such programs often leads to the entire case being dismissed.

Our clients often are people who have never been in trouble with the law before and need a criminal defense attorney who will be able to help them successfully navigate the criminal justice system. Anyone can be accused of prescription drug crimes. We aggressively represent all clients accused of possessing or selling prescription drugs unlawfully, including medical professionals such as doctors, nurses, and pharmacists, as well as stay-at-home parents charged with taking ADHD medications unlawfully. We specialize in the defending prescription-drug crimes the following courthouses: Van Nuys, San Fernando, Santa Clarita, Burbank, Glendale, Pasadena, Sylmar Juvenile, Pasadena Juvenile, and throughout Los Angeles Superior Courts.

Top-Rated Defense Attorneys are Available 7 Days per Weeks

For our client's convenience, our main office is located across the street from the Van Nuys Courthouse and Jail. Our other San Fernando Valley law offices are located in Burbank, Glendale, Pasadena, and Santa Clarita.

If you have been charged with Prescription-Drug Possession in violation of the Health and Safety Code Sections 11350 or 11377, or another California criminal code section, call the criminal defense attorneys at Eisner & Gorin, LLP, at 877-781-1570. Our knowledgeable legal team can evaluate your case issues and advise you of your legal options before you go to court.

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