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Marijuana Possession Lawyer in New Brunswick, NJ

New Brunswick Marijuana Attorneys Represent Clients Accused of Drug Offenses

In New Jersey, drug-related offenses are serious. If you are charged with possession of marijuana in New Brunswick it is important to contact a New Jersey lawyer immediately. The law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC handles drug-related charges, including marijuana possession.

Those convicted of marijuana possession face severe penalties. “Simple” possession is the possession of 50 grams or less of marijuana. Under N.J.S.A. § 2C:35-10, possession of 50 grams or less of marijuana is considered a disorderly persons offense. First time offenders with the possession of 50 grams or less of marijuana could possibly face six (6) months in jail, a $1,000 fine and a two (2) year driver’s license suspension.

Marijuana Charges Handled in New Brunswick Municipal Court

Generally, those charged with “simple” possession of marijuana will have their case heard in New Brunswick Municipal Court. New Brunswick Municipal Court is located at 25 Kirkpatrick Street.

The attorneys at Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC regularly represent clients with drug-related charges in New Brunswick and throughout Middlesex County. Jon Bramnick is a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with over 30 years of experience. Gary Grabas is a former Middlesex County prosecutor. Casey Woodruff and Robert Rowbotham are also former county prosecutors. If you have been charged with marijuana possession or another drug-related offense, our criminal attorneys may be able to possibly help you.

Free Consultations Available – New Brunswick Marijuana Possession Lawyer
(732) 651-9999

If you would like schedule a free initial consultation with one of our criminal defense attorneys, you can reach us (732) 651-9999 for our Middlesex County office or (908) 322-7000 for our Union County location. We are available 24 hours a day.

Marijuana Offenses in New Brunswick, NJ

Marijuana Crimes

Grade

Fine

Imprisonment

Enhanced Penalty

Under the influence of marijuana

Disorderly Persons

Up to $1,000

Up to 6 months

Possession Offenses

Grade

Fine

Imprisonment

Enhanced Penalty

Possession of 50 grams or less

Disorderly Persons

Up to $1,000

Up to 6 months

Possession of more than 50 grams

4th degree

Up to $25,000

Up to 18 months

Possession of marijuana paraphernalia

Disorderly Persons

Up to $1,000

Up to 6 months

Possession of marijuana in a school zone

Enhancement

Additional 100 hours of community service

Distribution Offenses

Grade

Fine

Imprisonment

Enhanced Penalty

Possession with intent to distribute a quantity of 25 lbs. or more

1st degree

Up to $300,000

10-20 years

Possession with intent to distribute a quantity of 5 lbs. or more and less than 25 lbs.

2nd degree

Up to $150,000

5-10 years

Possession with intent to distribute a quantity of one ounce or more but less than 5 lbs.

3rd degree

Up to $25,000

3-5 years

Possession with intent to distribute a quantity of less than one ounce

4th degree

Up to $10,000

Up to 18 months

Distribution of marijuana paraphernalia

4th degree

Up to $10,000

Up to 18 months

Distribution of marijuana paraphernalia to minors

Enhancement

Up to $15,000

3-5 years

Sale to minors or pregnant women

Enhancement

Doubles original penalty

Production Offenses

Grade

Fine

Imprisonment

Enhanced Penalty

Production of more than 50 plants

1st degree

Up to $300,000

10-20 years

Production of 10 to 50 plants

2nd degree

Up to $150,000

5-10 years

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