Possession of Cocaine

If you have been arrested for Possession of Cocaine in Atlanta, you need a professional attorney, who is experienced in defending drugs cases and who will fight on your behalf. Ghanayem & Rayasam, LLC has the expertise and skill to handle your Possession of Cocaine offense.

In Georgia, Possession of Cocaine carries a potential penalty of two to thirty years in prison. There is no such offense as the misdemeanor possession of Cocaine – the possession of ANY amount is a felony offense. It goes without saying that this is a serious offense that can have a potentially devastating impact on your life. If you have been arrested for Possession of Cocaine in Atlanta, then you NEED an experienced attorney to protect your rights and fight on your behalf.

Ghanayem & Rayasam, LLC has the expertise to handle your Possession of Cocaine offense. Many of our past clients have been charged with Possession of Cocaine simply because they were in the wrong place at the wrong time, or what in Georgia law is referred to as "mere proximity". Other times, we have represented individuals who have been charged with Possession of Cocaine With Intent to Distribute when they were drug users but not drug dealers. We have also filed and won numerous Motions to Suppress where law enforcement officials violated my client's rights to be free of an unlawful search and seizure. In all of these situations, we have been able to use these situations as DEFENSES to help my clients avoid prosecution for this very serious offense.

We also place a great deal of emphasis in our practice on helping our clients get any professional assistance they may need when they are charged with drug offenses. Not only does taking a proactive approach to addiction benefit our client's health – I also find that this helps our clients resolve their criminal case favorably by mitigating their alleged criminal conduct.

At Ghanayem & Rayasam LLC we understand that every criminal case is unique. Our goal is to provide you with the best possible options for resolving your criminal matter. Please contact my firm at (770) 396-7286 to speak with me regarding your case and to see how I can help you.

Possession of Cocaine Fact Sheet:

Possession of Cocaine Penalties

  • A potential sentence of 2 to 15 years in prison
  • A potential fine of $100,000 plus court surcharges
  • Mandatory driver's license suspension
  • Forfeiture of any assets alleged to have been involved in the unlawful conduct

Possession of Cocaine With Intent to Distribute Penalties

  • A potential sentence of 5 to 30 years in prison for the first offense
  • A potential sentence of 10 to 40 years or life in prison for any subsequent offense
  • A potential fine of $100,000 plus court surcharges
  • Mandatory driver's license suspension
  • Forfeiture of any assets alleged to have been involved in the unlawful conduct

Other serious consequences, including a felony criminal conviction that cannot be expunged.