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Lafayette Prescription Drug Crimes Attorney

Most prescription drugs are highly addictive, and people who have never before had a drug problem can become hooked quite easily. Consider this example: a teacher is in a car accident and breaks her leg. Her doctor prescribes a painkiller to help her deal with the pain while her leg is healing. The teacher, who is a kind and smart person, soon becomes addicted to the drug. Over time, she goes to great lengths to get the drug and is eventually charged with prescription fraud.

Does the above example sound like a situation you or a loved one is experiencing? At the law firm of Donald D. Cleveland, APLC, in Lafayette, Louisiana, my legal practice is built on professionalism, integrity and compassion. As your St. Martin Parish illegal prescription fraud attorney, I will explore all avenues for your defense. Contact me today.

Prescription Drug Crimes Can Represent an Underlying Drug Problem

As a skilled Lafayette prescription drug crimes lawyer, I know that many of my clients need treatment rather than punishment. I am connected to many different treatment facilities throughout the Lafayette Parish area. If you have an addiction problem, I can make sure you get the help you need.

Prescription drug crimes frequently involve possession or distribution of:

  • Valium, Xanax, Clonazepam and other depressants/barbiturates
  • Codeine, Vicodin, OxyContin, oxycodone, Percocet, morphine and other painkillers
  • Ritalin, Adderall, Concerta and other stimulants

The types of charges associated with prescription drugs often involve several types of prescription fraud such as forging prescriptions, "doctor shopping," or stealing prescription pads. Nurses and other health care professionals with relatively easy access to drugs and prescription pads can find themselves in trouble with prescription drugs.

Iberia Parish Illegal Prescription Fraud Lawyer Fighting for Your Rights ∙ 337-205-0319

Located in downtown Lafayette, I serve the parishes along I-10 from Jefferson Davis Parish to St. Martin Parish, and the parishes along I-49 from St. Landry Parish to St. Mary Parish. Contact me today if you or a loved one is facing prescription drug charges. I offer consultations and can meet with you evenings and weekends by appointment.

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