Drug crimes vary from low-level possession offenses to serious sale and trafficking offenses in NY State. In drugs possession cases in Saratoga Springs, the legal issues surrounding searches and seizures is critical. For example, did law enforcement have a legal right to search a certain area such as the bags in a vehicle or to enter and search a home? This legal analysis is fact-intensive and requires understanding search and seizure law to develop legal defenses to these charges.
In sale and drug trafficking offenses, law enforcement often uses confidential informants to conduct controlled buys that are then observed and recorded by law enforcement. These matters can also involve recorded phone calls and other surveillance techniques and the execution of search warrants. Breaking down these various investigative techniques and dissecting the legal issues involved is critical to forming a successful criminal defense.
Sometimes, people are involved in a drug matter because they have an addiction. Having a drugs addiction is not a crime but it can cause people to do things that they ordinarily would not.
Attorney Scott Iseman knows how to navigate the Drug Treatment Courts in Saratoga Springs and other treatment options to help his clients get the best possible result inside and outside the courtroom so that they can get back on track as quickly as possible.