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Hydrocodone possession Wisconsin Fines, Penalties, & Dealing Consequences

Illegal possession of Hydrocodone could be a misdemeanor under Wisconsin drug laws, but it could also escalate to a felony if the possession is with intent to distribute. Class H felonies include a fine of up to $10,000 and a prison term up to 6 years.

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Along with DUI/DWI/OWI defense, Tom Grieve is an experienced Waukesha drug defense attorney, providing defense for charges of misdemeanor possession and felony intent to distribute hydrocodone and other controlled substances. Tom is the drug lawyer Waukesha trusts to reduce your drug charges or get them dropped.

Contact the Waukesha drug defense attorney for a free consultation or to ask a question about your drug case or the case of a loved one.

In Wisconsin, how long does a Hydrocodone charge stay on your record?

Hydrocodone possession charges in Wisconsin could remain on your record for life, even if the charges involved only a 1, 3 or even just 5 pills.

How to beat a hydrocodone possession charge

3 ways to fight a hydrocodone charge:

1. Prove your 4th amendment rights were violated.

If you or your property were searched without consent or probable cause, you may have been a victim of an unlawful search and seizure. If the hydrocodone was found in “plain view”, however, it can most likely get seized and used for evidence.

2. The arresting officer lacked probable cause.

If you were stopped without probable cause, you could likely prove the stop was unjustified and unlawful. Ask yourself - did the officer have a reason to stop me?

3. Verify the hydrocodone belongs to someone else.

One of the most popular defenses to any criminal charge is to claim you didn’t commit the crime. A knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer would pressure the prosecutor to prove the hydrocodone found actually belonged to their client.


The best way to fight a hydrocode charge is to hire an experienced criminal defense attorney that knows their way around the law.


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