California Marijuana And Drug Crimes With Halley, No Concern is Too Small

California Marijuana and Drug Crimes Attorney

In California, recreational marijuana has been legalized, but it is subject to strict regulations. Individuals 21+ years old are now able to purchase up to one ounce of marijuana legally, and possess up to six plants in their residence.

Note that despite the legalization of recreational marijuana in California, there are still potential consequences such as criminal charges and severe penalties, including imprisonment and substantial fines, for certain marijuana-related offenses. To protect your legal rights, it’s crucial to have a veteran attorney who is familiar with the evolving laws surrounding Cannabis.

At HJP Legal, our experienced drug crime attorneys in Southern California can provide you with skilled defense to any Marijuana charges. Contact us at (949) 519-4955 for a complimentary consultation with a criminal defense attorney. We proudly serve clients in Orange County, as well as Riverside, Los Angeles and San Diego.

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Marijuana Possession

According to California Health and Safety Code 11357, if you are found guilty of possessing more than 28.5 grams, which is equivalent to one ounce of marijuana, you could be subject to a $500 fine, or jail time of up to six months. If you are between 18 and 21, this offense can be charged as an infraction.

For individuals under the age of 18, penalties may include community service and substance abuse counseling. However, if you are caught in possession of Cannabis with the intent to distribute, it is considered a felony, that may result in prison sentencing of 16 months to three years.

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Why Choose HJP LEgal?

  • Strategic Advice & Representation
    Attorney Halley J. Peters is well-versed in ensuring your legal rights are protected throughout the legal process. They will ensure that the evidence being used against you is obtained legally and within legal boundaries.
  • Minimize Penalties
    Criminal charges can have severe consequences, including losing certain rights, massive fines and penalty fees, and potential incarceration. A skilled criminal defense attorney like Halley J. Peters can help to minimize these penalties or even fight to get the charges dismissed entirely.
  • Clear Communication & Transparency
    Halley is here for you every step of the way. She keeps her clients informed and up to date on important developments in their cases, and is readily available to answer any questions or address any concerns that may arise.
  • Legal Expertise
    Halley is an experienced criminal defense attorney with the knowledge, skills, and resources to handle your criminal case. She understands the legal procedures and tactics of the prosecution, allowing her to provide you with the best defense.

Avoid Marijuana and Drug Convictions On Your Record in California

Sentences for marijuana and drug charges may also include consequences such as driver’s license suspension and mandatory treatment. While probation may be an option instead of jail or prison time, a conviction for a marijuana offense can result in a permanent stain on your record, even branding you as a convicted felon.

These blemishes may have far-reaching repercussions, impacting your ability to secure employment or find suitable housing. It’s crucial to take swift action if you are facing marijuana charges in California and retain the services of a skilled and tenacious drug crime lawyer who can vigorously defend your rights and work towards clearing your name.

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Common Cannabis Possession Defenses

  • Unlawful search and seizure based on a violation of Constitutional rights.
  • Drugs belong to someone else.
  • Unwitting possession.
  • Medical marijuana exception.
  • Problems with the chain of custody of the drug.
  • Mistaken identity.
  • The substance is not marijuana.
  • Reasonable doubt and police officer credibility.

Experienced California Marijuana and Drug Possession Attorney

Experienced drug crime attorneys are available 24/7 to provide you legal representation for defense against Miami Marijuana possession charges. By promptly retaining the services of a criminal defense lawyer to represent you in your marijuana possession case, you reduce the likelihood of enduring long-term consequences to your career, personal life, and reputation.

A skilled criminal defense lawyer like Halley J. Peters of HJP Legal can navigate the legal system on your behalf, mount a strong defense, and work towards achieving the most favorable outcome possible in your case, helping to minimize any potential negative impacts on your future.

Protect your rights and freedom now by dialing (949) 519-4955 for a free drug crime defense consultation.

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Protect Your Rights by Contacting Halley J. Peters at HJP Legal 

Drug crime attorney Halley J. Peters of HJP Legal has defended drug and marijuana cases coast to coast. Our firm fully understands the nature of your charges and how to successfully mount a defense against Southern California drug and marijuana charges. Please call us at (949) 519-4955 to arrange your free consultation.

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