Marijuana Possession Lawyers in Bridgewater, New Jersey
Aggressive Drug Crime Defense Attorneys Represent Clients Charged with Marijuana Possession in Bridgewater, NJ
If you or a loved one have been charged with possession of marijuana, it is important to consult with an experienced marijuana possession lawyer.
At Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC, our criminal defense attorneys regularly represent clients charged with marijuana possession and/or drug paraphernalia possession. Several of our criminal defense attorneys are former prosecutors. Robert Rowbotham, II is a former Deputy Attorney General for the State Attorney General’s Office of New Jersey in the Criminal Division. Casey Woodruff has tried cases in front of the State Supreme Court of New Jersey. Jon Bramnick is a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with over 30 years of trial experience.
If the amount of marijuana in question amounts to less than 50 grams, the individual will be charged with “simple” possession. Simple possession charges are considered a disorderly persons offense, and are handled in Bridgewater Township Municipal Court. The Bridgewater Township Municipal Court is located at 100 Commons Way in Bridgewater. The Honorable William T. Kelleher, Jr. presides over the Court. Audrey Lipinski is the Court Administrator. For more information about Bridgewater Township Municipal Court, you can contact the Court at, (908) 725-6375.
Consequences of Marijuana Possession Charges in Bridgewater, New Jersey
A simple possession of marijuana charge may result in:
- Fines up to $1,000;
- Suspended license for a period of time ranging from 6 months to 2 years;
- Up to 6 months imprisonment.
A conviction for marijuana possession in an amount greater than 50 grams is considered an indictable offense. An indictable marijuana possession offense has more severe consequences, including:
- Fines of up to $25,000;
- 18 months imprisonment;
- Court mandated community service hours.
Penalties are even more severe when the prosecution can prove that the individual charged was in a school zone, and/or had the intent to sell or distribute. Because New Jersey is such a highly populated state, it is not uncommon for charges of possession to be coupled with possession in a school zone.
Free Consultations Available – Bridgewater Marijuana Possession Attorney
If you have been charged with possession of marijuana in Bridgewater and would like to consult with one of our criminal defense attorneys, please contact us at (908) 322-7000. Our criminal lawyers are available 24 hours a day and we are able to assist clients in Spanish, French and Polish.