New Jersey heroin distribution attorney Adam M. Lustberg releases a new article (https://www.lustberglaw.com/drug-crimes/heroin-distribution-lawyer/) discussing the penalties for heroin distribution in New Jersey. The lawyer states that Fort Lee Borough has had the fifth most heroin and opioid overdoses in Bergen County within the last year.

According to the New Jersey heroin distribution attorney, “Based on records to date provided by the New Jersey Attorney General, estimates indicate that over 3,000 opiate-related deaths will occur by the end of 2018. Because of the heroin epidemic within these New Jersey communities, police and prosecutors have become more demanding about the penalties they expect and that judges impose in NJ drug crime cases.”

New Jersey heroin distribution attorney

According to the lawyer, a New Jersey heroin distribution conviction could lead to long-term probation, parole, or imprisonment. Multiple prison sentences can be handed down for heroin trafficking, which could lead to life imprisonment.

Attorney Lustberg mentions that an arrest in connection with heroin distribution could result in the property being confiscated by police officers if a warrant has been issued. The lawyer also states that heroin distribution or possession with intent to distribute can lead to severe penalties. An experienced lawyer is recommended in this instance. An experienced lawyer might be able to help the accused create strategies to keep their freedom.

The lawyer also explained that heroin traffickers are being prosecuted in New Jersey. N. J.S. A. 2C:35-2 Possession of heroin for sale is considered a felony offense. A maximum sentence for heroin distribution is 10-20 years in prison. A second-degree offense is punishable with five to ten years imprisonment. Commonly, mandatory minimum jail terms are required for heroin trafficking convictions of the first or second degree.

Lastly, the lawyer emphasizes how important it is to seek the help of a skilled heroin distribution attorney. An experienced lawyer may be able to help the accused create a strategy that may be able to help protect their freedom.

About Lustberg Law Offices, LLC

Lustberg Law Offices, LLC works with criminal cases in New Jersey or New York. It has earned a reputation for delivering results for clients. Attorney Adam M. Lustberg understands the difficulties that can arise when someone is facing serious criminal charges. He will answer questions and work with the client to help them understand what's going on and the next steps in their case. Call them today to schedule an appointment.

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