So, I was found with methamphetamine, fentanyl, cocaine, or heroin in my car at the San Diego-Tijuana or Mexicali, Mexico Border. I confessed to authorities. So what now?
Lets assume that you or your loved one decides to plead guilty Why spend the money to hire an expensive criminal defense attorney?
The answer is clear: the experienced attorney may be able to reduce your sentence by many years.
There are many intricacies of federal sentencing law including safety valve, variances, and departures. Every case is different, but at the Law Offices of Russell S Babcock, we often achieve results that the client did not feel were possible including dismissals and non-custodial sentences. Of course, every case is different.
There are many new laws that can lead to a reduction in time, and unfortunately, many attorneys are not familiar with them There is the new “zero-point” offender law scheduled to go into effect on November 1, 2023 and the new policy statement in the United States Sentencing Guidelines that indicates that for first time offenders, the court should seriously consider alternatives to custody (that means no jail time.)
Call today for your free consultation. Do not spend or have your loved one spend even one day in jail that is not necessary. Call the Law Office of Russell S. Babcock at 619-531-0887.