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Marijuana Offenses – Possession and Distribution

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Drug Crime Defense Lawyers with Offices in Hackensack, New Jersey 

If you or a loved one has been charged with a drug-related offense in New Jersey, contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer for help. Travis J. Tormey and the talented criminal defense trial team at Hackensack’s Tormey Law Firm practice solely in the realms of criminal defense and drunk driving (DWI) in order to remain at the helm of New Jersey case law in these areas. Their extensive experience representing clients charged with drug-related offenses, including possession of marijuana, marijuana distribution, possession of synthetic marijuana, and possession of drug paraphernalia throughout New Jersey, including in Elmwood Park, Central Bergen Municipal Court, and Mahwah, has earned them a coveted reputation among judges, prosecutors, fellow attorneys, and most importantly, former clients. To read just some of what their clients say about Tormey Law, click here. Otherwise, contact their centrally-located Hackensack offices for a free consultation about your case. One of their defense attorneys is available immediately at (201)-330-4979 to assist you. This consultation is always provided free of charge. Also, view our marijuana informational video below to familiarize yourself with marijuana law in New Jersey.


Understanding Marijuana Law in New Jersey: An Overview


Marijuana Charges in New Jersey 

There are a wide variety of charges relating to possession of marijuana. The charges depend on the amount of marijuana in your possession, your proximity to a school zone or public park, whether you were also apprehended with drug paraphernalia, which may include grinders, pipes, bongs, and rolling papers, or items which might suggest possession with intent to distribute, such as scales, cash, etc.

Marijuana cases may include any number of charges and related offenses, such as:

Sentencing Alternatives for Marijuana Offenses in New Jersey 

New Jersey has several diversionary programs for first-time drug offenders. These programs include Pre-Trial Intervention (PTI) and the conditional discharge program. These programs can only be used once in your life but upon successful completion of the program, you can avoid any criminal record. You may also use New Jersey’s Drug Court Program if you have several drug offenses on your record and need treatment as opposed to state prison time. It is imperative that you have an experienced drug crime defense attorney who will examine your case to identify all possible issues and defenses concerning the search, the traffic stop, etc. They can also ensure that you are aware of, and have access to, all of the available sentencing alternatives for which you may be eligible.


Contact the Bergen County, NJ Offices of The Tormey Law Firm for a Free Consultation

Considering the repercussions of a conviction, it is not worth the risk to attempt to resolve your case alone. For additional information or assistance, contact the Hackensack, New Jersey offices of The Tormey Law Firm anytime at (201)-330-4979. A member of our criminal defense team will be pleased to provide you with a free comprehensive case evaluation. You can also use our online contact form or schedule an appointment to meet with us at our central office location in the heart of Bergen County.

Hear From Those Who Know

Excellent attorney, highly recommend his talents

"I was facing serious trouble for marijuana possession. Was looking at probation, loss of driving privileges and even jail time. Travis's great knowledge of his clients constitutional rights"


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