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Carteret Marijuana Possession Defense Attorney

Many marijuana possession charges are issued in Carteret every year. This only makes sense given that this Middlesex County municipality has 22,844 residents of its own is a major thoroughfare for the New Jersey Turnpike. If you were arrested by the Carteret Police Department or by a member of the state police patrolling the Turnpike for possession marijuana in Carteret, a defense attorney at the Marshall Firm is well equipped to help you. Our staff includes lawyers who are former prosecutors and have been defending clients against Carteret criminal charges, including possession of 50 grams or less of marijuana, for decades. To speak to a lawyer immediately in a free consultation, contact our Woodbridge Office at 732-634-0700.

Proven Criminal Lawyers to Avoid Marijuana Possession Penalties

It is important that you take your Carteret marijuana possession charge seriously since a conviction under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10 results in life impacting penalties. The penalties in Carteret Municipal Court if you are convicted for possessing 50 grams or less of marijuana in violation of 2C:35-10a(4), a disorderly persons offense, include a 6-24 month mandatory suspension of your license, a fine of up to $1,000, up to 6 months in jail. A fourth degree crime for possession of more than 50 grams of marijuana in Carteret carries penalties that include up to a $25,000 fine, up to 18 months in prison and the same period of license suspension. Both grades of possession of marijuana also result in a criminal record. Thankfully, our lawyers have a long history of avoiding conviction for possession of marijuana in most cases we handle, including securing relief through either Pretrial Intervention or Conditional Discharge.

Call A Carteret Marijuana Possession Lawyer at Our Firm For the Help You Need

This is probably a confusing and nervous time for you given some of the consequences that hang in the balance in your Carteret marijuana possession case. The best thing you can do to help yourself is unquestionably to hire a lawyer who is proficient in defending this type of offense. The lawyers at our firm, the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall, have over 100 years of combined experience representing clients charged with possession marijuana in Carteret Municipal Court and at the Middlesex County Superior Court. If you were arrested on this charge, an attorney with the skills that are necessary to fully protect you is available immediately. Call 732-634-0700 to speak to one of our seasoned attorneys now.