Unlawful Marijuana Possession Lawyer In Albany, NY
The least serious marijuana charge in New York State is Unlawful Possession of Marijuana under New York State Penal Law Section 221.05. If you are caught possessing one ounce of marijuana (approximately), then you are guilty of Unlawful Possession of Marijuana. There are exceptions this. For example, if the marijuana was burning at the time you were caught possessing it, then you will likely be charged with a misdemeanor. Unlawful Possession of Marijuana is a violation and not a crime in New York State. However, as we discuss below, you should not enter a guilty plea to a marijuana charge without speaking to a criminal defense attorney. A guilty plea to this crime can have serious consequences.
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Marijuana Possession and Student Loans
Since Marijuana Possession is considered a violation and not a crime, there are many people out there who won’t even bother to hire legal counsel to fight it. We can tell you through experience that this is a very bad move. It could have serious, far-reaching implications for your future. Did you know that a simple conviction for Unlawful Possession of Marijuana can disqualify you from ever receiving any kind of student loan assistance?
If you have been charged the best option you have is to hire an attorney that is experienced and knowledgable when it comes to defending clients against Marijuana related charges. Don’t bet your future on a simple violation. Call us today to get on the right track with a completely free consultation.
Our fee for marijuana possession is $500. This is a flat fee and you will not pay more.