The penalties for drug possession can be harsh in Louisiana. Conviction can lead to steep fines, lengthy prison sentences, and a criminal record. Even after a sentence has been served and fines have been paid, the effects of a conviction can follow an individual throughout their life. These can include:
- Job loss
- Difficulty finding employment
- Loss of child custody
- A damaged credit score
- Difficulty finding a place to live
Because the penalties associated with a drug conviction can be so severe, you must find the right lawyer for your defense. At The Law Offices of Ossie Brown, we understand what’s at stake in drug possession cases, which is why we strive to give our clients the best legal defense possible.