Drug Crimes


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Let Fredericksburg Criminal Defense Lawyers help you with your case.

Virginia state and federal authorities take drug crimes very seriously. Despite talk of legalization of marijuana in other states, marijuana and other narcotics/drugs remain illegal in Virginia, and state and federal prosecutors are willing to put offenders behind bars for years in prosecutions for drug crimes. If you have been placed under arrest for a drug crime, or believe you are currently under investigation for the manufacture, sale/distribution, or possession of drugs in Virginia, it is important to consult with an experienced Virginia criminal defense attorney as soon as possible to defend your rights and prevent further damage to your life and reputation. At Kurylo, Gold & Josey, PLC in Fredericksburg, our Virginia criminal defense attorneys have the experience and resources to defend your freedom and interests through all stages of criminal proceedings, from initial investigations through plea negotiations, trials, and appeals.

Representing You in all Virginia Drug Crime Proceedings

Virginia state and local police departments as well as federal agencies such as the DEA and FBI vigorously pursue drug crime investigations, but, as your criminal defense counsel, we will do whatever it takes to protect your interests in investigations and prosecutions into the manufacture, distribution/trafficking/sale, and possession of all types of illegal drugs, including:

  • Marijuana, hashish, cannabinoids, and “spice”
  • Cocaine/crack
  • Heroin
  • PCP, LSD, Mescaline, and other hallucinogens
  • Methadone and methamphetamine
  • Opioids
  • Illegally obtained or possessed prescription drugs (e.g. OxyContin, etc.)
  • Ecstasy/Molly/MDMA

In many cases, prosecutors can pursue felony charges against offenders caught with illegal drugs, including conspiracy charges, which can mean years in prison and a criminal record that can follow you for much longer. As your attorneys, we will fight to prevent that from happening.

Talk to an Experienced Drug Crime Defense Attorney First

Many drug offenders currently behind bars made the mistake of thinking they could talk their way out of a drug investigation, and that asking for or speaking with an attorney would make them look guilty. This can be a tragic mistake as police and investigators are experts at getting unrepresented persons to provide incriminating information that builds the investigators’ cases which can lead to a felony conviction.

Only an attorney can provide you with the legal guidance you need while maintaining a confidential relationship with regard to the information you provide. Even talking to friends and family without a lawyer present can mean that anything you tell them can be used against you in court. It is your constitutional right to be represented by your own attorney during any and all police questioning, and you should always take advantage of your right to an attorney.

As your criminal defense counsel, the drug crime defense attorneys at Kurylo, Gold & Josey will work with you to make your state and federal rights are protected and that your best defense is presented in all criminal proceedings in order to reach your best possible outcome in your drug crime investigation/prosecution.

Experienced Virginia Criminal Defense Attorneys On Your Side

If you have been arrested for or are under investigation for drug manufacturing, distribution, possession, or any other criminal acts in Virginia, the criminal defense attorneys at Kurylo Gold & Josey, PLC in Fredericksburg, Virginia, are here to help. We will fully investigate all potential defenses and do whatever it takes to protect your reputation and your future. Contact us today to schedule a consultation regarding your situation.



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    Virginia Divorce Attorney Matt Kurylo


    Matt Kurylo began his legal career as a legal services specialist in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1998, then as an attorney in Fredericksburg in 2007. He is the founding partner of Kurylo Gold & Josey. In addition to providing assistance to clients, Matt serves as the firm’s managing partner.

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    Virginia Divorce Attorney Emily E. Gold


    Emily Gold focuses on matters of criminal and traffic defense, as well as family law, including divorce and child issues such as custody and visitation. She grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and attended the University of Virginia and George Mason University School of Law.

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    Virginia Divorce Attorney Sara S. Josey


    Sara is a native of Kentucky but grew up primarily in Raleigh, North Carolina. After graduating in three years summa cum laude, Sara attended Campbell Law School, in North Carolina. Sara practices primarily family law and estate planning matters.

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