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Drug Offences

Are you facing drug related offences?

Robust Defence for Drug Offences

At Barwick Boitano Lawyers, we understand the complexities and potential consequences of drug-related charges. Our experienced criminal law team is dedicated to providing robust legal representation and strategic defence for those facing drug offences in New South Wales.
We recognize that drug offences can range from minor possession charges to serious trafficking allegations, and our approach is tailored to your specific circumstances. Our lawyers will work closely with you to understand the details of your case, explore potential defences or mitigating factors, and protect your rights throughout the legal process.
Our comprehensive drug offence defence services include:

  • Representation for charges related to possession, supply, trafficking, drug premises, and drug paraphernalia
  • Exploring eligibility for diversion programs or alternative sentencing options
  • Challenging the legality of searches, seizures, and evidence collection
  • Advocating for reduced charges or penalties based on mitigating circumstances
  • Seeking non-conviction orders or expungement of criminal records where appropriate
We understand the severe consequences that can result from a drug conviction, including fines, imprisonment, and long-lasting impacts on employment and travel opportunities. Our team will leave no stone unturned in building a strong defence strategy and challenging the prosecution’s case.
At Barwick Boitano Lawyers, we handle drug offence cases with discretion and professionalism. Our goal is to provide you with the legal representation and support you need during this challenging time, while treating you with respect and compassion.
Don’t face drug charges alone. Contact Barwick Boitano Lawyers today to schedule a confidential consultation and take the first step towards a robust defence.

Drug Offences in New South Wales (NSW)

In NSW, drug offences are governed by the Drug Misuse and Trafficking Act 1985 and the Crimes Act 1900. The key aspects of drug offences in NSW include:

  1. Possession: It is illegal to possess illicit drugs, including cannabis, amphetamines, cocaine, heroin, and other controlled substances, without a valid prescription or legal authority.
  2. Supply and trafficking: Offences related to the supply, manufacture, or trafficking of illicit drugs carry severe penalties, with the severity increasing based on the quantity and type of drug involved.
  3. Drug premises: It is an offence to knowingly allow premises to be used for the purpose of manufacturing, supplying, or consuming illicit drugs.
  4. Drug paraphernalia: Possessing equipment or materials used for the administration, manufacture, or cultivation of illicit drugs can also constitute an offence.
  5. Diversion programs: In certain cases, individuals charged with minor drug offences may be eligible for diversion programs, such as counselling or treatment, as an alternative to criminal prosecution.
  6. Penalties: Drug offences can result in significant penalties, including fines, imprisonment, and criminal records, depending on the nature and severity of the offence.

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