Michigan enforces laws against prescription drugs as harshly as it does illicit drugs. The potential for abuse in the pharmaceutical setting has caused the state to crackdown on prescription drugs and those who illegally obtain, use and abuse prescription scripts. As with any other drug crimes, the consequences are serious and life altering, including the following:
If you have been charged with a prescription drug crime, it is critical to set up a legal defense as early as possible to preserve your rights and fight the charge. ZAYID LAW has experience defending individuals from the investigation stage through the conclusion of the case. The earlier we get involved, the better position we will be to defend your rights and ensure the best possible outcome.
Knowingly or intentionally possessing a prescription form that was not lawfully provided to you by a medical practitioner in the course of his or her practice.
Potential Sentence: Up to 1 year in jail and a fine of up to $1,000.
Knowingly or intentionally being in possession of a counterfeit prescription form.
Potential Sentence: Up to 4 years in prison and a fine of up to $30,000.
Obtaining a drug prescription from a medical provider through the use of fraud.
Potential Sentence: Up to 4 years in prison and a fine of up to $5,000.
It is illegal to create, manufacture, deliver, or possess with the intent to deliver a prescription form or counterfeit prescription form.
Potential Sentence: Up to 7 years and a fine of up to $5,000.
ZAYID LAW has developed unique and effective strategies to defend cases involving prescription drug charges that ensure your rights are preserved and you obtain the best possible outcome. We represent you from the initial investigation through the conclusion of your case and will fight on your behalf every step of the way. ZAYID LAW can go through all available options to defend your case. Some common defense arguments in prescription drug cases may include: