Defending The Rights Of People Accused Of Drug Crimes

In Louisiana, prosecutors take drug charges seriously. People who are found guilty find their lives are changed forever. Their freedom is at risk, and their criminal records will make it difficult to move forward with their lives.

If you have been arrested for a drug offense, it is critical you take the matter seriously and get legal help right away. Contact me, attorney Michelle H. Hesni. At my Gretna, Louisiana, law firm, I represent people from throughout the greater New Orleans metro area who have been accused of involvement with drugs.

Each case is different. I represent people facing misdemeanor and felony charges related to a range of drugs, including:

  • Marijuana
  • Synthetic marijuana
  • Cocaine
  • Heroin
  • All prescription drugs

Legal Issues In Louisiana Drug Crime Cases

In cases related to drugs, issues of search and seizure can be the basis of a case. You should know the Constitution protects you from unreasonable searches and seizures. You should also know the law around this is complicated and your lawyer must work hard to make sure illegally collected evidence is never used against you in court.

I thoroughly investigate the evidence against you. I examine the search warrants used. I check to see whether you were read your rights before you were questioned in custody. I assess whether the police have probable cause to search your vehicle.

Contact Me As Soon As Possible

When you've been accused of a drug crime — or if someone you love has been arrested — contact me as soon as possible. I can walk you through the bond process to help get a loved one out of jail. I can also talk with you about your options and help you decide on the best way to fight the charges you face.

Call me today at 504-408-2669 or contact me online.