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NY Penal Law § 220.41: Criminal sale of a controlled substance in the second degree

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Last Updated on: 5th August 2023, 03:47 pm

NY Penal Law § 220.41: Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Second Degree

As a nationwide law firm that provides exceptional legal representation, Spodek Law Group, led by renowned Attorney Todd Spodek, is here to offer you crucial information regarding criminal sale of a controlled substance in the second degree under New York Penal Code § 220.41.

Drug offenses are taken seriously in New York; if charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance in the second degree, it’s essential to get the best legal representation to help understand your rights and defend your case.

What is Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Second Degree?

Criminal sale of a controlled substance in the second degree under New York Penal Code § 220.41 means that you are alleged to have illegally possessed drugs such as narcotics weighing at least 0.5 ounces or methamphetamine weighing at least 0.5 ounces or stimulants weighing five grams or more.

Other drug offenses related include:

Criminal possession of a controlled substance in the second degree: New York Penal Code § 220.21
РOperating as major trafficker: New York Penal Law § 220.77
Criminal sale of prescription for controlled substances: New York Penal Code § 220.65

Possible Defenses

At Spodek Law Group, we analyze each case’s details to build strong defense tactics suitable for every unique situation when arrested for criminal sale of a controlled substance in the second degree.
We may employ various defense tactics such as challenging charges based on drug amounts found during an incident where less than .05 ounces were discovered invalidating any charge against our client.
We will also check if police had probable cause before conducting searches and thoroughly analyze their search methods used before producing evidence produced by unlawful searches like drugs which would be deemed admissible hence dismissed from court proceedings leading to favorable outcomes for clients.

The Sentence

Criminal sale of a controlled substance in the second degree is among the most severe drug offenses under New York Penal Code, with life imprisonment and fines up to $50,000 for convictions. The minimum sentence for this offense is 3-8 years in prison.

At Spodek Law Group, we understand how a conviction can impact your life; that’s why our team of highly skilled attorneys led by Attorney Todd Spodek has deep knowledge of law and experience handling criminal cases.
We provide professional legal representation using compelling language to demonstrate our experience in handling drug-related cases. We work tirelessly to build strong defenses exploring all possible avenues ensuring favorable outcomes for clients.

Experienced Legal Representation for Drug Offenses

With extensive experience and knowledge of the law, we have handled countless drug-related cases knowing what it takes to build strong defense tactics tailored to fit each client’s specific circumstances.
Our team investigates every case thoroughly analyzing evidence identifying any weaknesses in prosecution’s case using compelling language demonstrating expertise fighting for clients’ rights.

Personalized Attention To Your Case

At Spodek Law Group, we believe personalized attention and care are essential when providing legal services. We work closely with you understanding your needs keeping you informed every step of the way.
We use engaging emotionally charged language describing gravity situations making it clear that we understand charges facing clients while showing commitment towards their case.

Contact Spodek Law Group Today For A Free Consultation

If facing drug charges don’t wait seek legal representation immediately contact us today at Spodek Law Group offering free consultations using compelling engaging language demonstrating our expertise ready to fight on behalf of clients.
Led by Attorney Todd Spodek having deep knowledge about laws regarding drugs related issues coupled with vast experience handling such cases ensures favorable outcomes always achieved through show don’t tell approach used throughout proceedings. Don’t face these charges alone let us help you get justice!