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Savannah Drug Crimes Attorney

Aggressive Defense against Drug Charges

Since beginning her career as a defense attorney in Savannah, Courtney Lerch has represented countless clients facing a wide range of drug charges. Regardless of the differences in their situations and the severity of their charges, many of these clients have shared one thing: a fear of the future.

At The Lerch Law Firm, our job is to help you overcome your fear of the future by ensuring you understand your charge, the possible outcomes, and the options you have from a criminal defense standpoint.

If you have been arrested for a drug-related charge, call (912) 417-5008 or contact us online today for a free consultation with our Savannah drug crime attorney.

High-Quality Drug Defense for All Types of Charges

We have helped clients facing charges relating to a wide variety of drugs, including:

  • Marijuana
  • Crack
  • Cocaine
  • Heroin
  • Ecstasy
  • Methamphetamine

Similarly, as a Savannah drug crime lawyer, we defend clients against a broad range of charges, such as:

  • Possession
  • Manufacturing
  • Sale and distribution

Whether you face a relatively minor charge, such as simple possession of marijuana, or a more serious charge, such as heroin trafficking, our team can build a defense strategy to fit your needs.

Answers to Common Questions

Most of our clients share common concerns, such as:

  • What is the evidence against me?
  • Which penalties do I face?
  • How long could I have to serve in jail?
  • How could a conviction affect my future?

A large part of our Savannah drug crime lawyers’ job is to alleviate our clients' concerns. We can sit down with you and hear out the details of your arrest. Once we have information about your case, Ms. Lerch will tell you, in a straightforward and honest way, her opinion of your circumstances. Once you have had time to weigh your options and consider possible outcomes, we can work together to build a strategy designed to help you reach your legal goals.

Penalties for Drug Crimes in Georgia

  • Loss of Drivers Licence
    • 6 months for first offense, 1 year for second and 2 years for third
  • Possible jail or prison time
    • 2-15 years for schedule I and II drugs (includes Heroin, meth, LSD, cocaine, and Fentanyl), and 5-30 years for repeat offenses
    • 1-5 years for schedule III-V drugs (includes Valium, Xanax, Ketamine and Anabolic Steroids), and 1-10 for repeat offenses
  • Felony conviction on record for all drugs except marijuana under 1 oz
    • Over 1 oz is a felony with a $5,000 fine and 1-10 years in prison
    • under 1 oz is a misdemeanor with a $1,000 fine and 1 year in prison

Initial consultations at The Lerch Law Firm are offered at no charge. Contact us today at (912) 417-5008.

Case Results

At The Lerch Law Firm

We are proud of the successes we have achieved for our clients over the years. We believe that results we obtain illustrate the quality of our representation and our determination to achieve a favorable outcome no matter how severe the charges. Explore our case results to learn more.
  • Dismissed 16 Counts Including Forgery Charges
  • Dismissed DUI
  • Reduced to Reckless Driving DUI
  • Dismissed Illegal Gun Possession
  • Dismissed Possession with Intent to Distribute