Drug Offenses in Rockland County and Orange County, NY
If you have been charged with a drug crime, then the severity of your charges will depend on the type of drug and amount in possession. Your charge will be displayed on your criminal record, making it difficult when looking for employment and housing. It is important to hire a drug defense attorney.
Attorney Reuven J. Epstein, a drug defense lawyer in Rockland County and Orange County, NY can handle any type of drug offenses in New York.
Schedule of Drugs in the United States
Schedule I drugs: These drugs do not have medical use. Possession and distribution of Schedule I drugs result in serious charges. This category includes:
Schedule II drugs: Schedule II drugs have generally accepted use in the medical field. Charges for possession and distribution of these drugs result in penalties. This category includes:
- Methamphetamine (crank, speed)
Schedule III drugs: Schedule III drugs include Anabolic steroids, ketamine, some codeine drugs, marinoland testosterone.
Schedule IV drugs: Schedule IV drugs include Xanax, valium, Rohypnol and barbiturates.
Schedule V drugs: Schedule V drugs include drugs containing a small amount of codeine, opium and Difenoxin.
Charges for possession and distribution of Schedule III, IV and V drugs are less severe than for Schedule I and II drugs.
Call 845-459-0002 for an Experienced Drug Defense Attorney
We, at the Law Office of Reuven J. Epstein have years of experience handling drug offenses in NY. We are committed to providing clients with an aggressive defense with professionalism and discretion. Call 845-459-0002 to schedule your appointment with Attorney Reuven J. Epstein.
We also serve clients in Rockland County and Orange County.