Synthetic Marijuana Defense Lawyer in Middletown, NJ | Keansburg
Aggressive Criminal Defense Attorney Fights Drug Charges in Keyport and Hazlet, New Jersey
Contrary to how it sounds, synthetic marijuana is not actually “pot” or “weed.” It’s a manufactured substance, often call K2 or Spice, that provides a substantial high for those who ingest it. However, if you are charged with possession of synthetic marijuana, rest assured, the serious penalties you will face if convicted are very real.
Contact an aggressive, battle-tested criminal defense lawyer who will fight for you court. For more than 40 years, the savvy criminal defense lawyers at Rudnick, Addonizio, Pappa & Casazza PC have been defending clients in Monmouth and Middlesex counties and throughout New Jersey who are facing serious drug charges. We will leave no stone unturned as we build a solid defense strategy on your behalf. Call us today for a free consultation about your charges.
What are the Consequences of a Possession of Synthetic Marijuana Charge in New Jersey?
Synthetic marijuana is considered a Schedule 1 drug. Possession of this substance may result in a felony charge against you. If convicted, a felony mark on your permanent record may very well affect you for the rest of your life. In this electronic world, it doesn’t take much for a prospective employer, loan officer or college admissions counselor to do a criminal background check online. Don’t allow one bad decision you made today to impact you for the rest of your life. Contact an aggressive criminal defense lawyer who will fight your drug possession charges in court.
According to N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10.3a, it’s a crime to possess, sell, manufacture or traffic any substances containing methylmethcathinone or its many derivatives.
- If you are found in possession of more than one ounce of synthetic marijuana, or spice, you will be facing a 3rd degree criminal charge. If you are convicted of this charge, you can be sent to NJ State Prison for between three and five years.
- Possession of less than one ounce is a fourth degree crime, punishable by 18 months in prison.
Call for a Consultation with an Experienced Drug Charge Defense Attorney Today
During our initial consultation, the attorneys at Rudnick, Addonizio, Pappa & Casazza will get a full understanding of what happened that resulted in the criminal charges against you. We will find out how the police officers determined you were in possession of the synthetic marijuana. For example, was the search justified? We will explain your legal rights and provide you with some options for defense strategies. Once you hire us, we will leave no stone unturned as we review all evidence against you in an effort to discredit the prosecution’s case.
For over 40 years, our criminal defense lawyers have been successfully defending good people, like you, who were facing serious drug charges in Monmouth and Middlesex counties. We will fight aggressively for you, as well. Contact us in our Hazlet or East Brunswick office today to request your consultation.