Rhode Island Drug Offense Attorney
Rhode Island takes drug crimes very seriously. A drug conviction can have a lasting, devastating impact on an individual’s liberty and livelihood, but an experienced attorney can help. At Assalone & Associates, LLC, our criminal defense lawyer has more than 27 years of experience working with individuals throughout Rhode Island who have been charged with possessing, trafficking or selling:
Attorney Veronica Assalone has a proven track record of winning cases for her clients in both criminal law and family law. Former clients have said, “She is an exceptional lawyer with her clients’ best interests at heart,” and, “She has given me my life back.”
It is important to note that there is a big difference between a charge of possessing a drug and a charge of dealing or delivering a drug. These charges are differentiated by paraphernalia, which can include:
- A scale
- Money in a safe
Detailed Providence Drug Possession Lawyer
In cases involving drug charges, it is essential to determine if law enforcement followed protocol. All too often, police conduct illegal searches and seizures, and individuals unknowingly sacrifice their rights. We are determined to make sure your arrest was legal and your rights are protected. We will carefully investigate your situation and aggressively defend you as we work toward the best outcome possible.
Attorney Assalone has a very strong professional reputation within the legal community and beyond. She serves her clients with a fierce dedication to their best interests. In addition to her work as a defense lawyer, she is available to help her clients who suffer from addiction. She is well-acquainted with Rhode Island Drug Court and its rehabilitation options. Often, if an individual is willing to go through a rehabilitation program, he or she may face less severe charges.
Our senior attorney, Veronica Assalone, is proficient in Spanish, French, German, Italian and American Sign Language. Our office assistant speaks Spanish.
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A Sense of Belonging
We treat all of our clients with compassion, dignity, and respect. With our team approach, we really are all in this together and our clients experience the extraordinary difference and benefits of our unique approach to practicing law.
At most law firms, one lawyer will show up to represent you if your case goes to trial. With our team of lawyers, you get the entire team, as needed, for the cost of one lawyer. This provides excellent representation as well as a strong sense of support.
Because our attorneys each have unique backgrounds and skills, our team approach helps us make sure that every facet of your case is considered and covered. We also get to know you and your unique needs to build a case that meets your goals.
With most firms, one attorney will handle every aspect of your case, even the small things that could be handled much more efficiently by a junior lawyer or paralegal. We use the least expensive resources needed to get the job done and we pass these savings on to our clients.
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I highly recommend Assalone & Associates if you're in a position where you need someone to fight for you.- Jill P.
I would hire them again if ever needed.- Clay L.
I always felt that she had the best interest of my kids and myself throughout the time we worked together.- S. Lima
I would definitely recommend attorney Diorio and Assalone & Associates.- Lauren S.