Prescription Drug Fraud Lawyer in Athens
Prescription Fraud Jail Time in Georgia
Whether an individual alters the quantity of pills on a legitimate prescription or steals a prescription pad and forges prescriptions, seeking to obtain prescription medication through fraudulent means is a serious crime. Pharmacies are on the lookout for prescription fraud and will contact the police if the prescription looks fake or photocopied.
As a felony offense and depending on the circumstances of the fraud, the punishment for prescription drug fraud could include:
- Up to 10 years in prison
- Up to $50k in fines
The effects of a felony prescription fraud conviction are long lasting. Many convicted felons are unable to gain employment in certain fields, vote, own firearms or even travel outside of the United States.
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Many of the medications being prescribed today are highly addictive; unfortunately, individuals who make the mistake of forging prescriptions for continued pain relief can face serious criminal repercussions, when they actually need medical help.
Athens criminal defense attorney Lee Webb is committed to protecting people who have been accused of drug-related crimes. He can negotiate with the prosecution on your behalf, or advise you on other programs that can reduce the impact a prescription fraud case has on your life.
For a free, no-obligation case analysis, call (706) 705-5122 today.
We understand both the procedure of drug & alcohol tests, and the science behind them
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We have over 25 years of legal experience.
I scheduled a consultation with Mr. Webb and within 5 minutes of the consult and giving my statement to my case I felt comfortable and confident.- Criminal Defense Client
Lee did an amazing job on my case. He asked me to walk through all of the details of what had happened and then studied the police reports in great detail. Once we went to court it was clear from the beginning that the judges and prosecutors really respect- Kevin W. / DUI Client
This was a first-time DUI (0.08), first-ever offense of any sort. I was referred to Lee by a lawyer friend. Lee and Alisa (his assistant) did an outstanding job of guiding me through the process from first contact all the way through trial (that never occu- DUI Client