Perth Amboy Marijuana Possession Lawyer
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Marijuana possession cases are taken very seriously in New Jersey. A person convicted of possession of marijuana in a quantity less than fifty (50) grams may be subject to six (6) months in jail and up to $1,000 fine. In addition, he or she will lose his or her New Jersey driving privileges for at least 6 months and up to 2 years. In New Jersey, marijuana possession cases are taken very seriously.
The penalties become more severe if you are caught with marijuana while in your vehicle. Under New Jersey law, any marijuana or controlled substance found in your vehicle will result in a fine of $50 or more and a mandatory two (2) year suspension of your driving privileges. This suspension starts from the date of your conviction.
Possession of marijuana in a quantity of fifty (50) grams or more is a 4th degree felony. A person convicted of possession of marijuana in a quantity of fifty (50) grams or more may face up to eighteen (18) months in jail and a fine of up to $25,000.
Marijuana possession cases are handled in either Perth Amboy Municipal Court or Middlesex County Superior Court. Persons charged with possession of marijuana in a quantity of fifty (50) grams or more will have their case handled in Middlesex County Superior Court. Middlesex County Superior Court is located at 56 Paterson Street in New Brunswick. Persons charged with possession of marijuana in a quantity less than fifty (50) grams will generally have their case handled in Perth Amboy Municipal Court. Perth Amboy Municipal Court is located at 365 New Brunswick Avenue. The Honorable George M. Boyd, Emery Z. Toth and Maria Del Valle Koch preside over the court.
If you have been charged with marijuana possession, it is important to consult with a New Jersey criminal defense attorney. The law firm of Bramnick, Rodriguez, Grabas, Arnold & Mangan, LLC. has attorneys that specialize in criminal defense law. Attorneys Casey Woodruff, Gary Grabas, and Robert Rowbotham, II are all former prosecutors. Jon Bramnick is a Certified Civil Trial Lawyer with over 30 years of trial experience. Our criminal defense attorneys represent clients charged with marijuana possession in Perth Amboy and throughout New Jersey.
If you or a loved one has been charged with marijuana possession in Perth Amboy and would like to schedule a free consultation with one of the firm’s criminal defense attorneys, you can reach us at (908) 322-7000. Our criminal defense attorneys are available 24 hours a day.