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Drug Crime Defense in Boston

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All types of drug-related offenses are taken seriously by prosecutors. From drug trafficking to drug possession, most types of drug crime cases are punished by serious penalties including mandatory jail time, completion of court-approved drug treatment courses, extensive fines, and more. It goes without saying that a defense attorney who can convey your side of the story persuasively and effectively will be essential to improving your chances of securing a favorable outcome. At Dhar Law, LLP, we take pride in representing the people who have been arrested, charged, or accused and can be trusted to help protect you.

Putting the knowledge and experience of a qualified legal professional to work on your behalf is not only the smart thing to do, but it can also help improve your chances of securing a favorable outcome. Our Boston drug crime attorney can help explain your defense options – no matter how incriminating the case against you may seem.
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  • Vikas S. Dhar

    Co-Founder & Lawyer

    Vikas S. Dhar is widely recognized as a leader in the New England legal community. As an accomplished business litigator and a "Top 40 Under 40" criminal defense attorney, he has been honored as a New England Super Lawyer and Rising Star in the area of White-Collar Criminal Defense over the past six years by Boston Magazine. Along with his brother, Vilas, who is Of Counsel at Dhar Law LLP, his philosophy on socially conscious business practices and community contributions have been profiled by Forbes, the American Bar Association Journal, the Boston Globe and the Boston Business Journal.

    Regarded as powerful in the courtroom and unflappable at the negotiating table, Vikas talks fast because he thinks fast and clients rave about his calming demeanor, friendliness and never-ending energy reserves. He believes that "good things come to those who wait, go out and earn it." He brings a people-first attitude to each matter in the firm and would proud to handle your case next.

    He was recently selected by the U.S. District Court to sit on a Merit Selection Panel to recommend a new Magistrate Judge and to advise on the reappointment of a sitting Magistrate Judge. Vikas has been recognized by the National Trial Lawyers Organization as a Top 100 Massachusetts Defense Attorney. Additionally, in 2012 alongside a U.S. Congressman and other honorees, he was presented with the “Excellence in the Law: Up & Coming Attorney” award by the Massachusetts Bar Association and Lawyers Weekly.

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  • “I have worked with Dhar Law in various capacities and they have always far exceeded my expectations.”

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  • “They explained to me about the pros and cons and shared a lot of useful information in very simple terms.”

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  • “Exemplary, patient, kind. This is the advocate you want in your corner. Wish I could give him 10 stars!”

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  • “It is refreshing in this day and age that you can work with professionals who truly have your best interest at heart.”

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We Secure Real Results

For Real People

  • Compliance, Internal Investigations & Advisory Services

    Advised a regional construction company following an investigation by the Massachusetts Executive Office for Labor and Workforce Development.

  • Immigration Matters

    Won a political asylum appeal for an Ethiopian national before the Board of Immigration Appeals. Secured the support of a former Attorney General of Ethiopia as an expert witness.

  • Licensed Professionals, University Faculty & Students

    Defense of a staff member at Tufts University School of Medicine and Cambridge Health Alliance community hospital. Favorable pre-trial disposition.

  • Controlled Substances

    Defense of a security systems analyst in a Federal narco-trafficking and conspiracy case following an inter-agency task force investigation. No committed time.

  • Criminal Defense

    Defended a Canadian airline station chief at Boston's Logan International Airport in a felony complaint. Won a jury acquittal.

  • White-Collar Criminal Defense

    Representation of an accountant for a New England facilities management company in federal grand jury proceedings following a three-year civil tax investigation by the IRS. Our client was not indicted.

WHY HIRE DHAR LAW, LLP?

  • Nearly Eight Decades of Combined Experience

  • Our Battle-Tested Trial Attorneys are Available 24/7

  • Highly Esteemed Attorneys Recognized Nationwide

  • Client-Focused Representation & Proven Defense Strategies

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What are my rights after an arrest?

    Answer:

    We believe that knowledge can be the strongest defense. If you have been arrested, know that you have the right to remain silent and you have the right to request an attorney. Both of these things (also known as your Miranda Rights) ultimately protect your 5th Amendment Right to avoid self-incrimination.

  • I think my rights were violated. What can I do?

    Answer:

    Though most police officers adhere strictly to search and seizure laws, unfortunately, overreaching policing practices could end up violating your rights during an arrest. Whether you think your rights were violated during a traffic stop or during a search, if you think you were arrested wrongfully, or were not read your Miranda Warnings, speak with us immediately. We could use this information to the advantage of your defense strategy.

  • Do certain crimes have more serious penalties?

    Answer:

    Yes. Like any other type of criminal charge, drug crimes can be categorized in multiple ways, including misdemeanors, felonies, and federal crimes. Typically, misdemeanor drug crimes will have lesser penalties, while felony and federal drug crime cases could have more severe penalties. No matter what type of charge you face, it will be crucial to work with a defense lawyer who understands how to protect you.

  • What kind of penalties am I facing?

    Answer:

    Because every case is handled on an individual basis and must be assessed with the unique circumstances involved, it is hard to determine the exact penalties associated with a drug crime. Consequences could include jail or prison time, court fees, drug treatment programs, probation, community service, or more.

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The Importance of Taking Fast Legal Action

  • Prosecutors could be creating a case against you right now.

  • Even misdemeanor offenses could result in 1 year imprisonment.

  • Pre-trial motions could prevent charges from being brought.

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