Sale of a Controlled Substance

Listed below are the possible penalties and punishments for a variety of drug sale criminal charges under New York law. The maximum and minimum penalties depend on the type of controlled substance that was allegedly sold and the quantity of that controlled substance that was sold, and whether the transaction occurred near a protected area such as a school or park.

Queens Drug Sale Defense Attorney

If you've been arrested for sale of a controlled substance or any other drug-related criminal offense in Queens or the surrounding areas of Brooklyn, The Bronx, Manhattan, or New York City then contact an experienced criminal defense attorney to defend your case. With decades of experience, both as a defense lawyer and a prosecutor trying drug cases, Rochelle S. Berliner is confident and ready to defend your future.

Call or send an online message for a free and honest assessment of your case, following an arrest for allegedly selling drugs in Queens or the surrounding areas.

Charge
Classification
Penalty

Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in or near school grounds

Class B Felony

Up to 9 years in prison with no prior felony convictions (2 year minimum)

Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 1st Degree

Class A-I Felony

Up to 20 years in prison with no prior felony convictions (8 year minimum)

Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 2nd Degree

Class A-II Felony

Up to 10 years in prison with no prior felony convictions (3 year minimum)

Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree Class B Felony Up to 9 years in prison with no prior felony convictions (1 year minimum)
Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 4th Degree Class C Felony Up to 5.5 years in prison with no prior felony convictions (1 year minimum)
Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 5th Degree Class D Felony Up to 2.5 years in prison with no prior felony convictions (1 year minimum)

Law Office | Sale of a Controlled Substance Lawyer in Queens

As a former drug crimes prosecutor and experienced Queens criminal defense attorney, Rochelle Berliner understands how to fight charges of criminal sale of a controlled substance in Queens, NY and the surronding areas of New York City.

You can have Law Office review your case by calling or submitting an online form to take advantage of a completely free initial consultation.