An Aggressive Defense Against Drug Charges

If you have been arrested for a drug crime, it may seem like there is no way out. The police found drugs in your car, you're in handcuffs and the prosecution has obtained your confession. You know that Michigan's drug laws come with severe punishments, and you know that you could go to jail. However, even in situations as dire as this, there are defenses available to you. You can challenge the legality of the stop. You can get the confession thrown out. You can beat your charges. You can win, and I can show you how.

Drug Crimes

Relentless Defender Of Those Accused

I am a Detroit-based attorney dedicated to providing aggressive legal representation for Michigan residents facing drug charges. Since 1989, I have represented clients who have been charged with all types of state and federal drug crimes, including:

  • Drug trafficking
  • Drug possession
  • Possession with intent to sell
  • Driving under the influence of drugs
  • Prescription drug fraud
  • Manufacturing meth or illegal substances
  • Drug conspiracy to sell
  • Operation of a methamphetamine laboratory
  • Sale of illegal substances in a school zone
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

A Staunch Defender Of Your Constitutional Rights

Defending your constitutional rights is my top priority, and I pride myself on analyzing every aspect of your case to find defenses to the accusations brought against you. I'm not afraid to ask the hard-hitting questions that will get results for you. Questions in the case to consider:

  • Did the police have a legal reason to pull you over or search you?
  • Did a police officer coerce you into making a confession?
  • Was an informant involved in your arrest?

The answers to these questions can be the difference between going to jail and going home to your family. By challenging the prosecution at every turn, I make sure that you get the best defense for your money.

How You Can Defend Yourself From The Police

Every good drug defense begins with a good client, and a well-informed client is a good client. Here are three helpful tips for clients to remember when dealing with the police:

  • Do not say anything: If they ask you questions, ask for a lawyer immediately.
  • Do not consent to a search: Unless a police officer has a warrant or there is probable cause to do so, the police have no authority to search you, your home, your car or your personal belongings. They can, however, ask for your consent to search. Just say no.
  • Remain calm. It is always best to stay calm and be polite when dealing with police. Getting a police officer angry at you never has positive consequences.

Fight For Your Future. Contact Michael A. Rataj, PC, Today.

If you have been charged with a drug crime, your future may be on the line. Let me zealously represent your interests in court and help you take back your life. Call Michael A. Rataj, PC, today at 866-621-2896 or contact me online to set up your free initial consultation.