Fight Your Phoenix Marijuana (Pot) charges
If you have been charged with any type of Phoenix Marijuana (Pot) sales charges, you should consult a Marijuana lawyer or criminal defense attorney who defends Marijuana drug charges on a regular basis. If convicted, you will be subject to serious punishment. Arizona is convicted to prosecuting drug sales of all kinds, including Marijuana.
Phoenix Marijuana sales charges fall within the following Arizona sentencing guidelines for Marijuana sales, Marijuana trafficking and Production:
Sale of Marijuana
• Under 2 lbs.: Class 4 felony;
• between 2-4 lbs.: Class 3 felony;
• over 4 lbs.: Class 2 felony: fine of the greater of $750 or 3 times value of substance;
• Sale within drug-free school zone: add 1 yr. to sentence and fine of $2000
• less than 2 lbs.: Class 5 felony;
• between 2-4 lbs.: Class 4 felony;
• Over 4 lbs.: Class 3 felony;
• Transporting/importing: less than 2 lbs.: Class 3 felony; Over 2 lbs.: Class 2 felony
A good Phoenix Marijuana Criminal Attorney can fight to get you fair treatment in court and work to minimize the impact these charges can have on your life. Arizona Criminal Code 13 comprehensively outlines Marijuana laws in "A.R.S. 13-3405. Possession, use, production, sale or transportation of marijuana; classification"
Penalties for Phoenix Marijuana drug offense convictions depend on many factors which include:
• The quantity of Marijuana found for sale or intent to sell
• Prior criminal record
• Prior Marijuana convictions
• Strength of facts and evidence of Arizona drug offense
The most serious Marijuana crimes in Phoenix are considered that of producing, manufacturing, or selling in Arizona. Possession of drugs with the intent to distribute them is also a serious crime. The Arizona prosecution will try to establish that you intended to distribute by the quantity of the drug you possessed. This is true whether or not you did or did not actually distribute the Marijuana. A Phoenix, Arizona, conviction of such Marijuana sales, production, or distribution, have the potential to result in mandatory long term jail or prison sentences depending on the factors above and other circumstances surrounding your charges. Phoenix felony drug possession, trafficking, or sales carry the most serious penalties, steepest fines, incarceration, probation, community service, counseling and other court orders if convicted.
What an Experienced Phoenix Marijuana Defense Lawyer will do
It is important that you contact an Arizona Drug Defense Attorney or Marijuana lawyer who is defends these types of charges on a regular basis. A good Phoenix Criminal Attorney will gather all the evidence, and investigate further to build a strong defense needed to challenge the Arizona prosecution's case against you. Your private Phoenix criminal defense attorney will make sure your constitutional rights have not been violated. This occurs frequently in drug cases when searches and seizures of the Marijuana by police were involved. A criminal defense attorney will make sure you are treated fairly, and do everything possible to get your charges dismissed, reduced to lesser charges, or in the alternative get the best outcome in your case. With a Phoenix criminal attorney your chances of getting the best outcome in your case will significantly increase.
If you have been charged with any Arizona Marijuana possession, sales, Drug, Felony Drug, Dangerous Drug, Narcotics, Marijuana, Domestic Violence, Disorderly Conduct, Disturbing the Peace charges, Domestic Violence, Assault, Aggravated felony assault, DUI, Extreme DUI, Repeat Offense DUI, Under age 21 DUI, DUI with child under 15 in vehicle, Aggravated Felony DUI, any Arizona DUI, Drug DUI, or any other criminal charge including theft, domestic violence, drugs crimes, probation violations, robbery, computer crimes, ID theft crimes, or any other criminal charges contact the Law Office of James Novak, for your Free Consultation at (480) 413-1499. Speak directly with experienced Arizona Criminal Defense and DUI Defense Attorney and James Novak (Former Prosecutor).
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This post was intended to provide general information only and is not intended as specific legal advice. You should not rely upon this information alone, but should consult legal counsel regarding the application of the laws and regulations discussed and as applied to your specific case or circumstance.