Berkeley Heights Marijuana Possession Lawyer
Drug Crime Defense Attorneys Represent Clients Facing Marijuana Charges in Berkeley Heights, NJ
Located in the Watchung Mountains, Berkeley Heights is a community of comfortable homes, and quiet tree lined streets, which provides the ideal setting for raising a family. Despite these nice qualities, the Berkeley Heights Police Department must sometimes investigate crimes related to marijuana possession and file charges against those involved.
A person charged with marijuana possession in Berkeley Heights, New Jersey will have their matter handled in Berkeley Heights Municipal Court or Union County Superior Court in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Whether the case is handled in municipal court or superior court is determined by the amount of marijuana allegedly confiscated by the police.
Marijuana Possession Penalties in Berkeley Heights, NJ
As set forth under N.J.S.A 2C:35-10: 50 grams or less of marijuana is considered a disorderly persons offense and will likely be handled at the Berkeley Heights Municipal Court whereas an amount greater that 50 grams will be handled in the Union County Superior Court.
A conviction for marijuana possession may result in some or all of the following consequences:
- Up to 6 months imprisonment in the Union County Jail
- A fine that may be up to $1,000
- Driver’s license suspension of at least 6 months and up to 2 years
Charges alleging the possession of marijuana in Berkeley Heights are quite serious. At Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC, our attorneys possess the knowledge and skill to handle marijuana possession cases and all other Berkeley Heights criminal matters. Gary Grabas, Casey Woodruff and Robert C. Rowbotham are all former Prosecutors. Jon M. Bramnick is a New Jersey Super Lawyer with over 30 years trial experience. If you have been charged with marijuana possession in Berkeley Heights it is important to immediately seek the assistance of a Berkeley Heights marijuana possession lawyer.
Free Consultations Available – Berkeley Heights Marijuana Possession Attorney
If you have been charged with marijuana possession or any drug possession offense in Berkeley Heights and would like to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case with one of our criminal defense lawyers, we are available 24 hours a day at 908.322.7000.