Possession of Methamphetamine

Drug Crime Defense Lawyer in DuPage, Kane and Cook County

Methamphetamines, more commonly known as "meth," is a neurotoxin and psychostimulant that is used in the treatment of conditions ranging from ADHD to obesity. However, it is also a drug that has gained considerable popularity for its recreational uses. According to the Drug Policy Alliance, 0.3% of the population uses meth on a monthly basis and approximately 11 million individuals have tried it at least once.

What are the penalties for possessing meth in Illinois?

Meth is currently classified as a controlled substance in the state of Illinois, and the illegal use of the drug can come with serious, life-altering penalties. Therefore, if you have been criminally charged with the possession of methamphetamines, it is crucial that you get immediate help from an aggressive lawyer.

The current penalties for possession of methamphetamines are as follows:

  • 1 to 15 Grams: Imprisonment 1-3 Years
  • 15 to 100 Grams: Imprisonment of 3 to 7 years
  • 100 to 400 Grams: Imprisonment of 4 to 15 years
  • Over 400 Grams: Imprisonment of 6 to 30 years

Get Aggressive Defense from Martin & Kent, L.L.C.

If you or someone you love has been arrested for allegedly possessing methamphetamines, the time to act is now. With more than 40 years of collective legal experience, our DuPage drug crime defense team is prepared to help ensure that your rights are protected to the full extent of the law. Our very own Attorney Tim Martin is proud to have earned a 10 "Superb" rating on Avvo, with more than 80 reviews, which clearly demonstrates our success with prior clients and our commitment to seeing them succeed.

If you would like to fill out our free case evaluation or speak with our tough and aggressive drug defense firm, please give us a call today.