Professional Drug Lawyers in Winnipeg

As an experienced drug lawyer in Winnipeg, Saheel Zaman Law Corporation is well versed in all aspects of Canada’s Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA). It’s important to know that convictions under this act may result in a permanent criminal record, jail sentence, fine, probation and other restrictions. There are many complexities within the law, which is why it’s essential to seek an experienced drug possession lawyer in Winnipeg like the ones at our firm.

Our team of lawyers also handles cases related to driving offences and computer offences.

Why Hire a Drug Possession Lawyer in Winnipeg?

Saheel Zaman Law Corporation has the knowledge and experience you need, whether you are facing charges for possessing, trafficking or growing illegal substances. To provide the legal defence you deserve, we will take the following actions:

  • Thoroughly investigate your case
  • Interview witnesses as needed
  • Determine whether a search was lawful
  • Develop challenges to arrest, search or possession issues

Drug Charges

The penalties for anyone who contravenes the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act are severe. Some of the charges are:

  • Anyone who has been charged with the possession of the Schedule 1 substance is punishable by imprisonment for a term not exceeding seven years. The first time offender is fined up to $1000 or imprisonment not exceeding six months, or both.
  • A charge of trafficking in a scheduled substance or possessing it for the purpose of trafficking can result in imprisonment of one or two years if certain pre-conditions are met.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What evidences are needed to prove that someone is in possession?

In order to prove possession, the crown attorney must be able to present two things:

  1. Firstly, the accused had the knowledge of what they were possessing.
  2. Secondly, the accused had some level of control over the illegal substance.
  • What is required to prove drug production?

If someone is charged with the production of drugs, they must be found making them by altering the physical-chemical of any substance. If someone is found propagating, harvesting or cultivating any substance to be extracted and used in the production of illegal drugs, they can be charged.

  • What evidences are needed to prove drug trafficking?

If someone is charged with drug trafficking, several elements of proof are needed.

  1. Firstly, the accused must be in possession of the substance.
  2. Secondly, the substance which they are found to be in possession of must be illegal under the Controlled Substance Act.
  3. Thirdly, the accused must have known the substance is illegal.
  4. Finally, it must be shown that the accused did not have authorization like a prescription, and they intended to sell it.

Contact Us

If you have been charged with a drug offence, call Saheel Zaman Law Corporation for sound legal representation. When you hire our firm, you will have a team that will use all possible resources and work hard to achieve the best possible outcome. We have a drug lawyer in Winnipeg to provide the legal support and guidance you need during this difficult time.

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