Reduction of Federal Drug Offenses is Retroactive

The Sentencing Guidelines have been amended and to reduce all drug base offense levels by 2 levels and this will be retroactive once it becomes effective on November 1, 2014.  I received many calls from clients inquiring about the reduction and how does one go about getting it.  I came across several Frequently Asked Questions that the United States Sentencing Commission published to help offenders and their families understand the change.   If you have any other questions or want to explore filing the motion, please schedule an appointment with the office.  USSC Guidelines FAQ New Drug Amendment

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James P. Whalen

James P. Whalen is the managing attorney and founder of Whalen Law Office, a Texas criminal defense firm offering personalized legal representation for various federal criminal charges. With a commitment to providing comfort and guidance during challenging times, Mr. Whalen serves as both an attorney and counselor to his clients, helping them navigate their cases while striving to restore normalcy to their lives.

In an inherently unbalanced criminal justice system, Mr. Whalen takes on cases with unwavering dedication. With decades of legal experience, he offers representation across various criminal charges, including white-collar crimes, violent crimes, drug charges, and more. Mr. Whalen’s numerous accolades, including Super Lawyer recognition and board certification in Criminal Appellate Law and Criminal Law, reflect his unwavering commitment to ethical and high-quality legal representation.

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