CHARGED WITH MARIJUANA POSSESSION IN MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ?
States across the country are changing their laws in order to decriminalize marijuana possession. New Jersey is not currently one of them for recreational use. In Mountainside and throughout the rest of New Jersey, marijuana “pot” possession and drug paraphernalia possession are still criminal offenses and the penalties are severe. If you have been charged with illegal possession of marijuana, it is important to consult with a Mountainside NJ Marijuana Possession Lawyer.
Possession of marijuana less than 50 grams is a disorderly person offense and is punishable up to a maximum of 6 months in jail, hefty fines and driver’s license suspension. A conviction for possession of more than 50 grams of marijuana can result in up to 18 months in jail and $25,000 in fines.
Attorney Daniel Sloan is a criminal defense lawyer. He has handled Marijuana Possession charges in Mountainside and throughout New Jersey. In any marijuana possession case, he looks to make sure the police conducted a valid search and that the police actually tested the substance to confirm that it is, in fact, marijuana. If the police did not do their jobs correctly, he will file a motion to dismiss the case on behalf of the client.
If there is no basis to file a motion to dismiss, Mr. Sloan looks to have his clients admitted into a Conditional Discharge program. Successful completion of the conditional discharge program can result in the marijuana possession charges ultimately being dismissed.
Free Consultations Available - Mountainside NJ Marijuana Possession Lawyer
If you have been charged with marijuana possession or drug paraphernalia possession in Mountainside and you would like to speak with an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney, you can reach the Sloan law firm at: (908) 358-2938.