Possession of Prescription Drugs Over 35 Years of Committed & Results-Driven Defense

Possession of Prescription Drugs in Northern Michigan

Consult with a Drug Crime Lawyer in Traverse City

Some people think that because a drug is legal with a doctor’s prescription, the penalties for possession without a prescription are minimal. They are surprised to find that when they are charged with possession of drugs like Xanax or Oxycodone that the penalties are just as severe as controlled substances like meth or cocaine. If you have been charged with possession of a prescription drug, you need to contact a criminal defense lawyer immediately. You can count on me, Attorney Ross Hickman, to represent you effectively.

Call me at (231) 399-3144 or contact me online to get started with a free consultation.

Punishment for Possession of Prescription Drugs

The punishments for possession of prescription drugs in Michigan is as serious, if not more serious, than some illicit drugs. Your punishment will be determined by the amount of the prescription drugs you have as well as the type.

For possession of Schedule I or Schedule II prescription drugs, a person can face:

  • Four years in prison and a $25,000 for up to 49 grams
  • 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for between 50-449 grams
  • 35 years in prison and a $500,000 fine for between 450-999 grams
  • Life in prison and a $1,000,000 fine for 1000 grams or more

These penalties are extremely serious and require the attention of an experienced prescription drug crime attorney in Northern Michigan.

Consult with Ross Hickman Law Office

With more than 35 years of experience in the criminal justice system, I have helped numerous clients fight serious charges including possession of prescription drugs. I have tried more cases with a positive outcome than any attorney in Northern Michigan and I am ready to put that experience and success to work for you.

If you have been charged with drug possession in Northern Michigan, contact Ross Hickman Law Office at (231) 399-3144 for a free consultation.

Meet Attorney Ross Hickman

Providing Clients with Decades of Legal Advocacy
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    Ross Hickman, Esq.
    I am one of six brothers born and raised in Adrian, Michigan. I spent my summers in Northern Michigan and returned in the 80s to help raise three wonderful children. I am an avid cyclist and have competed in many local and national cycling events including the Iceman, National 24-Hour Challenge, and the Assault on Mount Mitchell. I am also an expert downhill and cross-country skier and have run five marathons. In the 1970s, I was the manager of the Salvation Army Men’s Social Service Center in ...

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Why Choose Attorney Ross Hickman?
  • Personalized Service Tailored to Fit Your Case Needs
  • 35 Years of Criminal Defense Experience
  • A Former Antrim County Prosecutor
  • Over 1,000 Jury Trials Successfully Tried

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