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Vicodin Lawyer in Brighton


In Massachusetts, Vicodin is a classified as a Class C substance, even though it is a prescription drug. Trafficking in vicodin or possession with intent to distribute class C substance is a serious crime. To get the defense you need, you should contact a Brighton criminal defense lawyerfrom Russell Defense Firm. Attorney Adam Russell is committed to providing the best possible legal representation for clients who are accused of drug crimes in the Boston area.


Under MA General Law Chapter 94C Section 34, anyone who is caught knowingly or intentionally possessing Vicodin without a valid prescription may be charged with a misdemeanor, incurring possible penalties of a year in jail and fines of up to $1,000.

If you were arrested for Vicodin possession, then the prosecution must prove one of the following:

  • You didn't have a valid prescription
  • You had someone else's prescription
  • You had more Vicodin than a doctor prescribed

Upon a second conviction, individuals may be sentenced for up to 10 years in prison and fines of up to $10,000. They will be incarcerated for at least three years. You may be charged with intending to sell Vicodin if you are found with a large amount of Vicodin and/or packaging materials.

Need a Boston Drug Lawyer for Drug Charges in Suffolk, Middlesex, or Worcester Superior Court?

If you or a loved one have been indicted or investigated for narcotics trafficking, then give Russell Defense Firm a call. We do jail visits in Suffolk, Middlesex, and Worcester counties.

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If you or a loved one has been arrested and booked for a criminal offense, contact Russell Defense Firm right away. The firm is relentless in its defense of clients' rights and freedoms. Adam believes that his approach to addressing problems and working diligently to find solutions can lead to acquittals or significant reductions in charges for your case.

Contact the firm for a free case evaluation if you have questions. The firm serves all of Boston and the communities of Brookline, Newton, Waltham and Wellesley.