Drug Crimes

Experienced Defense Against Drug Crimes in Akron

At DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder, our experienced criminal defense attorneys have a deep understanding of drug crime laws and local court systems. As former prosecutors, we possess invaluable insights into how the prosecution builds their case. With our expertise and unique perspective, we are ready to fight for your rights and provide you with the strongest defense possible.

Over 50 Years Combined Experience to Serve You

Our firm has built a strong reputation as a progressive entity, boasting a team of highly experienced and trusted attorneys who have previously served as prosecutors. This unique combination of former prosecutors within our ranks allows us to bring an invaluable perspective to the table, thoroughly understanding both sides of the legal equation. Guided by our core values of innovation, client service, and integrity, we are dedicated to providing our clients with cutting-edge legal solutions. Our commitment to excellence in client service goes beyond mere rhetoric; we invest significant time in listening to our clients, ensuring a thorough understanding of their legal issues and concerns.

Defending You Against Drug Charges

When it comes to defending against a drug charge, DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder can employ several effective strategies, including:

  • Challenging the legality of the search and seizure, questioning the presence of a warrant or probable cause.
  • Contesting the chain of custody of the alleged drugs, looking for gaps or inconsistencies that may cast doubt on the evidence’s integrity.
  • Examining potential violations of Miranda rights during arrest and questioning, which could lead to the suppression of incriminating statements.
  • Exploring mistaken identity or lack of knowledge defense, investigating whether our clients were aware of the presence of illegal substances.
  • Tailoring defense strategies to the unique circumstances of each case, identifying weaknesses in the prosecution’s evidence to raise reasonable doubt and obtain the best possible outcome for our clients.

As criminal defense lawyers, DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder has the expertise to handle a wide range of drug charges, including:

  • Possession of controlled substances
  • Drug trafficking and distribution
  • Manufacturing or cultivation of illegal drugs
  • Prescription drug fraud
  • Drug-related conspiracy charges
  • Drug paraphernalia offenses
  • Drug possession with intent to sell
  • Drug-related DUI charges
  • Importation and smuggling of illicit substances
  • Medical marijuana compliance and regulatory issues
Have You Been Charged with a Drug Offense and Are Ready to Contact Us?

Don’t leave the outcome of your drug crime case to chance. When it comes to protecting your rights and mounting a strong defense against the prosecution’s allegations, competent legal representation can make all the difference. When you call DiCaudo, Pitchford & Yoder, you get:

  •  85+ years of trusted legal experience
  • Part of the Ohio Super Lawyers® (top 5% of attorneys)
  • In U.S. News—Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms”
  • Former prosecutors building the strongest possible defense
  • AV® rated for ethical standards and legal talent

Trust us to fight diligently on your behalf and secure the best possible outcome for your case. Request your free consultation online or call 330-762-7477 today to speak with our Akron drug crime lawyers!


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