How many prescriptions? If you have no history and have an addiction, chances are high that you can get probation and treatment; however, there is no guarantee. You need an experienced criminal defense lawyer to help you achieve this goal.
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A lot depends upon how the police have charged you as far as how much time you are facing and the availability of deferred prosecutions for first-time offenders. I suggest you contact a Raleigh criminal defense attorney as soon as possible on Monday. Bring the paperwork you have from the police/sheriff/arresting agency with you. Be honest with your attorney, and be honest with yourself. Addiction is a debilitating health problem, and you need to be super serious for treatment to be successful and to avoid even more severe criminal consequences. I wish you the very best of luck. If you would like me to recommend an attorney, please contact me via the messaging function on here and I'd be happy to give you a few names. (I work for a non-profit and cannot take private clients.)
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