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How a Drug Conviction Affects Your Future

Posted by Martin Rocha | Sep 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

If you or your child is arrested for a drug crime, you should contact a drug defense attorney. Many people assume that charges of simple possession are not that big of an issue, especially if an underage person is arrested. Unfortunately, this isn't always the case. A conviction could affect your future in important ways. A drug defense attorney can help you to try to avoid conviction or minimize possible ongoing consequences. Brandon L. Lettunich, Attorney at Law can help.

What Does a Drug Conviction Mean for Your Future?

If you have a drug possession conviction or any drug crime, the conviction will show up on a background check. To begin with. you shouldn't assume that after a minor's arrest, the record will expunged automatically or the records automatically sealed. This is not the case. The record of the conviction could affect college opportunities for someone who was underage during their arrest. Many schools will specifically ask about convictions or arrests, so you may have to disclose even if you have sealed records. For people who are older, the conviction could also affect employment and voluntary opportunities.

Getting Help from a Drug Defense Attorney

A drug defense attorney can provide assistance to defendants who have any drug crime accusations. Our first goal is to help you try to avoid conviction in order to avoid the problems that come along with a criminal record. If avoiding conviction isn't possible, we will also help you try to get a reduced charge or take advantage of pre-trial diversion options which could protect you from a criminal record.  

Getting Help

Brandon L. Lettunich Attorney at Law has helped many people throughout El Paso who need a drug defense attorney.  We are here to fight for your future, so give us a call. We want to help you to try to keep a clean record and minimize the serious consequences of a conviction, and we have the experience to help. So, contact Brandon L. Lettunich, Attorney at Law now to learn more.


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