The War on Drugs Continues in Ohio as it Threatens the Innocent and Attempts to Swallow up Constitutional Rights
We Defend Drug Cases with Relentless Advocacy
Being investigated, arrested, and charged with a drug crime can leave anyone reeling. Drug-related charges in Ohio often come with harsh penalties and carry serious collateral consequences in your personal and professional life. In addition to incarceration, possible fines, and other restrictions on your liberty, you may lose your job, your driver’s license, be expelled from school, and lose your professional license. You may even be evicted from your home. Entrusting your defense to an experienced and aggressive attorney can give you the best chance at a favorable outcome. At The Law Offices of Christopher Scott Maher we work diligently to get charges dropped or reduced. If necessary, we will fight these charges in court. When appropriate we place clients in treatment programs or other diversion options permitted under Ohio law as an alternative to conviction. If you have been accused of a drug-related crime in Ohio, you can count on us to provide the defense you need.
We Specialize in a Wide Range of Drug-related Cases
We represent clients charged with all types of state drug crimes, including:
- Drug possession
- Possession with intent to sell
- Drug trafficking
- Prescription drug fraud
- Manufacturing of illegal substances
- Conspiracy to sell drugs
- Operation of a methamphetamine laboratory
- Sale of illegal substances in the vicinity of a school or a child
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Permitting drug abuse
No matter what drug charges you face, at The Law Offices of Christopher Scott Maher, you will be treated with compassion and respect.
Constitutional Rights are Routinely Violated During Drug Investigations and Arrests; We know how to deal with these issues
When investigating statutory crimes, like drug offenses, law enforcement is required to comply with higher law–the United States Constitution–as well as the Constitution of the State of Ohio. Instead, we see continuous violations of fundamental constitutional rights by officers who have taken an oath to uphold and honor those constitutional rights. In reality, the aggressive pursuit of supposed criminal activity by the police is directly at odds with their obligation to comply with constitutional safeguards designed to protect the privacy and dignity of the People.
In many cases, evidence obtained by law enforcement as a result of these constitutional violations must be suppressed by the judge in the context of a criminal case. But the evidence cannot be suppressed unless you have legal representation from an advocate who understands how to identify these issues and obtain a remedy for you.
Remember, your constitutional rights are not important to the police and prosecutors. In fact, to these folks, your constitutional rights are not something to be cherished and protected, but are instead considered an impediment to the enforcement of drug laws. This is why the police will pursue every available avenue to avoid honoring your constitutional rights, including lying under oath in an affidavit for a search warrant and lying under oath while testifying in a courtroom.
Nevertheless, judges in Ohio and across the United States are charged with the duty of breathing life into your constitutional rights. If your rights have been substantially violated during the overzealous pursuit of drug interdiction efforts, you will benefit by engaging the The Law Offices of Christopher Scott Maher.
Call our office at 216-650-3676 or contact us online to schedule a free consultation.