Decriminalizing marijuana possession is happening across the country.  However, New Jersey is not currently one of them.  In Rahway and throughout New Jersey, marijuana possession and drug paraphernalia possession are still criminal offenses without a valid prescription and the penalties are severe. For those charged with marijuana possession in Rahway, it is important to consult with a Rahway NJ Marijuana Possession Lawyer.

Marijuana Possession Penalties

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.

Vigorous Defense of Every Marijuana Charge

The Sloan Law Firm handles Marijuana Possession charges in Rahway 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, the Sloan Law Firm will look 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.

Rahway NJ Marijuana Possession Lawyer – Free Consultations Available

(908) 358-2938

If you have been charged with marijuana possession or drug paraphernalia possession in Rahway 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.

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