Trusted Salt Lake City Drug Lawyer

Representation For Drug Offenses

The penalties for a guilty conviction can be serious for anyone facing charges for a drug offense. These penalties can include jail time, substantial fines and court-mandated treatment programs. Our Salt Lake City drug attorneys at Larsen, Larsen, Nash, and Larsen, represent clients charged with the full range of drug crimes. Our staff works tirelessly to achieve the best outcome possible for our clients.

The severity of your criminal charges and consequences will vary. Some drug charges are misdemeanors, while others are felonies. There are many different factors that will contribute to the charges you may face, including:

  • the quantity of the drug discovered in your possession
  • the classification of the drug under the federal Controlled Substances Act
  • the number of your offenses

Possible Drug Charges

A drug offense refers to the possession, use, sale or furnishing of any drug or intoxicating substance or drug paraphernalia, that is prohibited by law. There are many different types of drug charges you could possibly face, including:


  • Possession – having one or more illegal drugs or paraphernalia in one's possession for personal use or distribution
  • Distribution – Distributing or selling a controlled or illegal substance
  • Cultivation – Growing or producing marijuana/cannabis seeds or cocoa leaves to make cocaine
  • Manufacturing – Having any part of producing a controlled or illegal substance such as meth, or retaining a drug-producing facility
  • Trafficking – Transporting controlled substances in or out of the state either by trade or purchase/sale

Controlled Substances In Utah

Drug charges are predominantly based on the type of substance and the amount of drugs found in your possession. Criminal charges and penalties will apply to the following drugs:

  • Barbiturates
  • Benzodiazepines (Rohypnol, roofies)
  • Cocaine
  • Crack/rock cocaine
  • Hashish/hashish oil
  • Heroin
  • LSD (acid)
  • Marijuana (cannabis)
  • MDMA (ecstasy)
  • Methamphetamine
  • Methadone
  • Mescaline
  • Morphine
  • Opium
  • PCP
  • Prescription opiates or stimulants (without a prescription)
  • Steroids

When you are facing a drug crime, having a quality defense team can make all the difference. Larsen, Larsen, Nash & Larsen is one of the most distinguished law firms in Utah, enabling our attorneys to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Rely On An Experienced Utah Drug Attorney

For more information on our drug crime services, call Larsen, Larsen, Nash & Larsen today at (801) 964-1200 or contact us online to schedule your free consultation.