The First Step Act is a relatively new bill that focuses on rehabilitating people who are convicted of drug crimes through different incentives such as early release and privileges for those who are already in jail. The focus is not to reduce prison sentences for those who have not yet been convicted, even though some … Continue reading A Discussion Of the First Step Act
Within the last few years, more and more states have taken to legalizing marijuana for medicinal and recreational use. This means that more people within those states (and those outside of them) have started to use marijuana recreationally or as a treatment for diseases. For those who are looking to visit a marijuana dispensary, whether … Continue reading Colorado Border Checkpoints 2019: What To Know After Going to Marijuana Dispensaries
Often, people who face possession with intent to manufacture or deliver charges believe that they cannot get in trouble because instead of “real” drug, they sold a counterfeit drug. This is a situation that is increasingly common in today’s world. As drugs become more and more popular, people are looking for ways to make the … Continue reading Where Do Counterfeit Drugs Fit Into The Law?
It is a concept no parent even wants to think about: their child has a drug problem. From all of the stories we see on the news every day to the thought that we somehow made this problem, your child testing positive for drugs, being caught with drugs on their person, or even charged with … Continue reading Teens and Drug Use: Where the Problems Fall
For so many people, the law can be extremely confusing and disturbing. If you have committed a crime and face charges for it, you will eventually have to come to a decision that can be life-changing: whether or not to plead guilty to your charge. For example, if you face a possession with intent charge, … Continue reading Do You Need A Lawyer To Plead Guilty?
No matter why you have to talk to the police: because you were the victim of a crime, you are suspected of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, or some other reason, you need to know about your rights and what police can and can not do during an interrogation. There are … Continue reading What To Know About Police Interrogations
The possession of drugs or a controlled substance with the intent to distribute or sell is a felony offense under most state laws, including Nebraska. Nebraska drug laws are quite strict, and the federal laws are even more stringent due to the drug crisis that we are experiencing. The charges for possession and possession with … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Possession and Intent to Distribute?
For those who have been charged with a crime, it can be nearly impossible to know when the police have made a mistake during an arrest or in their subsequent actions. Whether you have been charged with something as simple as speeding or as complex as possession with intent to deliver, it can be difficult … Continue reading When Police Make a Mistake During Arrest
As an established weed lawyer in Omaha, many of Daniel Stockmann’s cases involve people who pass through Nebraska on their way to their home states. It’s a common scenario simply because Nebraska happens to be one of the few remaining holdout states in terms of marijuana legislation and because it shares a border with one … Continue reading Weed Lawyer in Omaha: Gift-Bearing Elderly Couple Sentenced
As an Omaha drug charges lawyer, Daniel Stockmann sees the damage caused by opioids all too often. Nebraska has made many attempts to curb opioid use and the resulting overdose deaths, but most efforts surround punishment, rather than help, for those hooked on them. The latest round of efforts isn’t much different in this respect, … Continue reading Omaha Drug Charges Lawyer: States Fight Opioid Manufacturers