MARIJUANA CHARGES

Combat Marijuana Charges with Experienced &
Aggressive Defense
in Virginia

Reliable and Experienced: The Lawrence Law Firm, PLC

When it comes to criminal charges in Virginia, hiring a dedicated and experienced attorney is the first step to ensure your rights. Marijuana charges can involve steep penalties given certain factors, such as the amount of cannabis found in your possession at the time of the arrest. Our legal representation is a defense that you can rely on, regardless of how serious your charges are. Our clients are our first priority, so you can rely on The Lawrence Law Firm, PLC.

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Marijuana Offenses & Penalties

The first marijuana offense is classified as a misdemeanor, which means that if convicted, you may spend up to 30 days in jail and pay $500 in fines. The second or subsequent offense of possession of marijuana is also a misdemeanor, with a penalty of up to one year in jail and up to $2,500 in fines. In some cases, a person charged with their first possession offense may be eligible for deferred prosecution, which allows for a period of probation to take the place of your former charges. This depends on the amount of marijuana found in your possession at the time of the arrest. If the amount is small and the probation is completed successfully, the misdemeanor charges may be dropped. In order to procure the best possible outcome for your case, contact The Lawrence Law Firm, PLC in Roanoke, VA, today.

The first marijuana offense is classified as a misdemeanor, which means that if convicted, you may spend up to 30 days in jail and pay $500 in fines. The second or subsequent offense of possession of marijuana is also a misdemeanor, with a penalty of up to one year in jail and up to $2,500 in fines. In some cases, a person charged with their first possession offense may be eligible for deferred prosecution, which allows for a period of probation to take the place of your former charges. This depends on the amount of marijuana found in your possession at the time of the arrest. If the amount is small, and the probation is completed successfully, the misdemeanor charges may be dropped. contact The Lawrence Law Firm, PLC in Roanoke, VA, today.

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Working for the Best Outcome for Our Clients in Southwest Virginia

As experienced criminal defense providers, the professionals at The Lawrence Law Firm, PLC are a good choice for anyone in Southwest Virginia seeking legal counsel. As experienced attorneys when it comes to drug and marijuana possession charges, we are more than capable of working for the best outcome for our clients charged with criminal charges. We also offer reliable legal counsel in many other areas of practice, including child custody, traffic violations, and DUI charges.