How to Tell the Family of My Drug Arrest

Drug charges may be more common in this day and age, but they can pose serious effects on you and your family. No matter your age, gender, or ethnicity, a drug charge can cause long lasting damage to a once clean reputation. You may believe that a small drug charge can be handled by yourself, without your family ever knowing you are facing these charges, however, all drug charges, whether small or large, are very serious.

If you are facing drug charges, the chances of your name appearing in a public record for these charges are very high. You may want to hide these charges from your family, however, it is often best that your family finds out about these charges from you, and not a third party. It is helpful to fully understand your charges and your options before you disclose the details of your recent arrest to your family. Many individuals facing drug charges opt to speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney so that they can fully understand the rules and regulations of drug related law and what they are up against before talking with their family. Once you understand the charges against you, and the prospective outcome if convicted, you will want to sit down with your family and explain your situation. The chances of your family having a lot of questions about your situation are high. You will feel less overwhelmed if you are able to answer their questions in a clear and concise manner.

If you are charged with a drug related crime, you cannot hide from it. It is important to understand your options under the law. At Laguna Reyes Maloney, LLP, we are experienced and aggressive criminal defense attorneys who have extensive trial experience. Our lead attorney, Roger Laguna, is a former policeman who knows what to expect from law enforcement officers and prosecutors. We are relentless in our efforts to protect the rights of people charged with serious crimes. Let us protect your constitutional rights. We provide a free initial consultation. Contact our office by e-mail or call us at 717-233-5292 for an appointment.

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