Charged with Possession of Marijuana?
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Being charged with possession of marijuana is a stressful experience. Marijuana possession is taken very seriously in Dallas, Texas. A drug conviction can follow you forever by impacting your future career and educational opportunities. A marijuana conviction carries a wide range of punishments from fines and probation to lengthy prison sentences, usually depending on various factors such as the amount of marijuana, an individual’s previous criminal history and whether the conviction was for possession, distribution or trafficking. A conviction for possession of marijuana could also result in a permanent drug conviction to your criminal record. That why it is important to hire the right attorney.
Whether you have been arrested or believe you are under investigation for a crime, our firm can help. We will provide an aggressive defense, which may result in dismissed charges, reduced charges, or minimized punishment. We may be able to find mistakes in the prosecution’s case, including evidence that should be suppressed or excluded. If there is insufficient evidence to support the charge, we will fight to have the charge dropped completely.
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- Our Attorneys spent over 15 years at the District Attorney’s Office. They use that knowledge to help their clients.
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We also understands that communication with the client is the key to effective representation. We keep our clients aware of what is happening with their cases at all times. We will ensure that you understand your options, so that you can make informed decisions throughout the process. We maintain flexible office hours and responds promptly to telephone calls. For your convenience, evening and weekend appointments are available by request. For further information please contact us today.
Possession of Marijuana in Texas: Texas Health and Safety Code Section 481.121
Sec. 481.121. OFFENSE: POSSESSION OF MARIHUANA.
(a) Except as authorized by this chapter, a person commits an offense if the person knowingly or intentionally possesses a usable quantity of marihuana.
(b) An offense under Subsection (a) is:
(1) a Class B misdemeanor if the amount of marihuana possessed is two ounces or less;
(2) a Class A misdemeanor if the amount of marihuana possessed is four ounces or less but more than two ounces;
(3) a state jail felony if the amount of marihuana possessed is five pounds or less but more than four ounces;
(4) a felony of the third degree if the amount of marihuana possessed is 50 pounds or less but more than 5 pounds;
(5) a felony of the second degree if the amount of marihuana possessed is 2,000 pounds or less but more than 50 pounds; and
(6) punishable by imprisonment in the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for life or for a term of not more than 99 years or less than 5 years, and a fine not to exceed $50,000, if the amount of marihuana possessed is more than 2,000 pounds.