Maplewood Marijuana Possession Attorneys
Marijuana Lawyers Help Clients Fight Drug Crime Charges in Maplewood, NJ
Marijuana charges can result in serious consequences. Without experienced and aggressive defense counsel, charges for marijuana possession may result in serious penalties, such as:
- Possession of 50 grams or less: Considered a disorderly persons offense, punishable by up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine.
- Possession of more than 50 grams: Considered a felony, punishable by up to 18 months in jail and up to a $25,000 fine.
Marijuana Possession Charges Heard in Maplewood Municipal Court or Essex County Superior Court
Marijuana possession cases are handled in either Municipal Court or Superior Court. Maplewood Municipal Court typically handles marijuana possession cases involving 50 grams or less. The Honorable Stanley M. Varon presides over the Maplewood Municipal Court, which is located at 1618 Springfield Avenue.
Those cases involving an amount of marijuana greater than 50 grams are generally handled in the Essex County Superior Court. The Essex County Superior Court is located in Newark, New Jersey.
The criminal attorneys at Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC have extensive experience handling drugs cases involving adults and juveniles in Maplewood and throughout New Jersey. Robert Rowbotham is a former Essex County Prosecutor. Casey Woodruff and Gary Grabas also formerly served as County Prosecutors. Jon Bramnick has over 30 years of trial experience and is recognized as a New Jersey “Super Lawyer.”
Free Consultation Available – Maplewood Marijuana Possession Lawyer
If you have been charged with marijuana possession in Maplewood, New Jersey, our criminal defense attorneys may be able to assist you. When you retain us following your arrest for marijuana possession, we immediately go to work answering your questions, protecting your rights, evaluating the evidence, and preparing your defense strategy. We have an office in Essex County located in nearby Newark, New Jersey. You can reach us 24 hours a day at (908) 322-7000. We offer free initial consultations.