Fanwood Marijuana Possession Lawyers
Drug Crime Attorneys Defend Clients Against Marijuana Possession Charges in Fanwood, New Jersey
The Borough of Fanwood is located in Union County, New Jersey. Fanwood is a small suburban town approximately 1.3 square miles in size with a population of over 7,000 residents. The Fanwood Police Department is a 24-hour full service agency committed to keeping the peace, enforcing local ordinances and arresting violators. Like all New Jersey municipalities, Fanwood treats narcotics possession, including marijuana, very seriously.
Simple Possession of Marijuana Charges Handled in Fanwood Municipal Court
A person charged with marijuana possession in Fanwood, New Jersey will have their matter handled in the Fanwood 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. 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 Fanwood Municipal Court. An amount greater than 50 grams will be sent to the Union County Superior Court. If you or a relative is charged with marijuana possession or drug paraphernalia in Fanwood, it is important to discuss your case with an experienced Fanwood marijuana possession attorney.
Penalties for Marijuana Possession Offenses in Fanwood, NJ
Under N.J.S.A. § 2C:35-16, a conviction for simple marijuana possession may result in some or all of the following consequences:
- Driver’s license suspension of at least 6 months and up to 2 years.
- A fine that may be up to $1,000.
- Up to 6 months imprisonment in the Union County Jail.
Charges alleging the possession of marijuana in Fanwood 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 Fanwood criminal matters. Gary Grabas, Casey Woodruff and Robert C. Rowbotham, II are all former Prosecutors. Jon M. Bramnick is a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with over 30 years of trial experience. If you have been charged with marijuana possession in Fanwood, it is wise to immediately seek the assistance of a Fanwood marijuana possession lawyer.
Free Consultations Available – Fanwood Marijuana Possession Attorney
If you have been charged with marijuana possession or any drug possession offense in Fanwood and would like to schedule a free consultation to discuss your case with one of our criminal defense attorneys, you can reach us at 908-322-7000. We can be reached 24 hours a day.