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Marijuana Criminal Defense

Marijuana Possession & Possession for Sale

Marijuana Possession and/or Possession for Sale can be a serious criminal offense. If you’re accused of possessing marijuana or possessing marijuana for sale in California, you could face stiff fines, probation, and even serious time in jail.

The penalties for marijuana possession vary. If you are over the age of 21 and are convicted of possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, the sentence can be limited to a $100 fine without jail time requirements. However, the conviction will show up on your criminal record. If you’re convicted of possessing more than an ounce, you will face much stiffer penalties. In addition, Californians under 21 could face a year-long loss of driver’s license privileges if convicted of possession.

If the prosecutor can prove that you possessed marijuana with the intent to sell it, your situation is much more dire. This is a felony crime with mandatory imprisonment upon conviction. Though the burden of proof lies upon the prosecutor, various factors could affect the conviction, such as an address book with potential clients or a large amount of cash on hand at the time of the arrest.

Whether you’re accused of straight possession or intent to sell, a marijuana possession accusation is no time to “go it alone.” The right Los Angeles marijuana possession defense attorney knows alternatives for sentencing and can defend you in court, protecting your freedom, your finances, and your future.

Given the complexity of criminal defense in general and marijuana-related cases in particular, it is vital that you choose a California criminal defense attorney who combines experience with a good track record, a thorough understanding and familiarity with the law and the local courts, and a commitment to each and every client.

If you have you been accused of marijuana possession or possession with intent to sell, your time to get the right experienced Los Angeles marijuana possession defense attorney is limited. The Law Offices of Jonathan I. Kelman has successfully represented numerous clients charged with marijuana-related offenses throughout the State of California. The Law Offices of Jonathan I. Kelman prides itself on aggressive representation with a personal touch. Armed with the knowledge and experience to build a winning defense, Jonathan I. Kelman is accustomed to taking on the criminal justice system and achieving the best results for his clients.

When your future is on the lineā€¦ Call the Law Offices of Jonathan I. Kelman immediately. Your phone consultation is free and completely confidential.

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