Possession of Marijuana is a very complicated charge. If you have been charged with possession of marijuana in Virginia, Maryland or Washington DC, it is important for you to remember the penalties are different in each area.
The one similarity in each of these areas is that the penalties for possession of marijuana are always affected by several factors. Some of the most common factors that are considered in Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC are:
- How much marijuana the individual was in possession of; and
- The individual’s criminal history.
For example, an individual arrested for possessing a small amount of marijuana as a first offense would received a less severe penalty than an individual who has was arrested with a large amount of marijuana and has been arrested for related charges in the past.
Remember, determining the correct charge is complicated and it is always a good decision to consult with an experienced attorney.
If you have been charged with possession of marijuana in Virginia, Maryland or Washington DC, you should remember that you have rights. If convicted, a possession charge can carry expensive penalties and affect your permanent record.
We believe in protecting your rights. Individuals charged with possession of marijuana on any level should always consult with a criminal defense attorney. An attorney can make sure that your best interests are represented and prevent any abuse from the courts or from the prosecution. Situations involving possession of marijuana always have multiple points of view and are often complicated. It is important that your point of view is heard and not simply dismissed.
The criminal defense attorneys at Tucker, Nong and Associates have extensive experience defending individuals charged with possession of marijuana. Don’t take a chance with your future, consult with one of our criminal defense lawyers to make sure you get the best possible results from your case.
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Possession of Marijuana in Virginia
The Commonwealth of Virginia is considered to have particularly strict penalties for possession of marijuana.
In Virginia, the term “possession” includes several elements, including:
- Having the substance within reach.
- Housing the marijuana in a personal space (in vehicle or home).
Although Virginia regulations clearly state the criteria for being charged with possession, it is important to remember that each situation is unique. An experienced criminal defense attorney has a much deeper understanding of the law and will be able to offer guidance on what aspects of your case are most important.
Being charged with possession of marijuana in Virginia can carry serious penalties that can affect your future. Tucker, Nong and Associates offers experienced and affordable legal representation for individuals charged with possession of Marijuana in Virginia. Learn more about marijuana possession in Virginia and how we can help you by visiting the following web page:
Possession of Marijuana in Maryland
If you are charged with possession of Marijuana in Maryland, you could be facing serious fines and even jail time. Each case is different and the severity of a penalty depends on several factors. Understanding Maryland’s laws regarding possession of marijuana is important.
Maryland has a ranged of different charges that involve possession of marijuana. For example, being charged with possession with intent to distribute is a more serious charge than simple possession. Because of the complexity of Maryland’s laws on possession of marijuana, we recommend that you consult with a qualified criminal defense attorney. Experienced legal representation can help you decide how to pursue your case and if possible, appeal to the court to have your charge lessened to a lower charge or even dismissed.
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Possession of Marijuana in Washington DC
Washington DC functions the same as most areas in that individuals charged with possession of marijuana are grouped into different categories depending on the unique circumstances of their case. Compared to some areas, Washington DC could be considered to have more lenient regulations regarding possession of marijuana.
Although some consider penalties for possession of marijuana in Washington DC to be less sever than other areas, it is important to remember that Washington DC does enforce laws that prohibit possession of marijuana. Every case is different and it is always important to consider all facts in every case.
Consulting with an experienced criminal defense attorney can help you ensure the best possible results for your case. To learn more about marijuana possession in Washington DC and how Tucker, Nong and Associates can help you, visit our section on:
How we can help you
Being charged with possession of marijuana can negatively affect your life. Expensive fines or possible jail time are serious penalties and should not be taken lightly. If you are charged with possession of marijuana in Virginia, Maryland or Washington DC you should remember that you have rights that need to be protected.
Having an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side can help ensure that your case is judged in a fair, non-biased manner and that if convicted, you receive the appropriate charge. In certain circumstances, an criminal defense lawyer can make the argument that you should receive a lesser charge or even that your case should be dismissed entirely.
Don’t gamble with your future, let our experienced criminal defense attorneys guide you through the court process. Call us today for a free case evaluation.