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Challenging search and seizure regarding drug charges in Georgia

When formally accused of illicit drug activity in Georgia, it is advisable to seek legal guidance in the matter. Challenging search and seizure procedures is often effective when defending yourself against drug charges in court. An experienced criminal defense attorney is sometimes able to establish the fact that a violation of personal rights has taken place during or in the aftermath of an arrest.

At Conaway & Strickler, P.C., our legal team’s clear understanding of the law allows us to thoroughly investigate the details of an individual case in order to determine whether law enforcement agents have acted under proper authorization when searching a vehicle or seizing alleged drug paraphernalia during an arrest. In situations in which officers are found to have violated a defendant’s rights, the court is sometimes required to discard the supposed evidence. This may lead to a dismissal of a case.

In addition to search and seizure protocol, it is also important for an attorney to make certain that law enforcement acted lawfully while questioning the accused. Obtaining information through coercion, threats or bribery is illegal. Statements made under duress should be suppressed by the court.

If you are facing drug charges in Georgia, Conaway & Strickler, P.C., is available to help you craft a strong and effective defense. Our experienced attorneys are committed to guiding you through the legal process toward as positive an outcome as possible. We have defended clients in both state and federal courts, and we are prepared to make your legal problems our priority as we act in your defense.

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