Although they are widely considered minor criminal offenses, a charge of disturbing the peace or disorderly conduct can inconvenience your life in many ways -- from having to pay fines to making court appearances. Further, a conviction on such charges can leave an ugly black mark on your record. Because most people do not view these criminal offenses as serious ones, they fail to secure a proper defense in the face of such charges. They may just accept the fine or other penalty.
Facing a drug possession charge in Alabama is not easy. You likely aren't sure what is to come, especially if this is your first criminal charge. Never just give in and plead guilty to the charges levied against you. The law allows you to mount a defense to these charges, which is why we have compiled a list of common drug charge defenses in today's post.