How the Best Criminal Defense Attorneys Beat Mesa Marijuana charges
A Mesa criminal defense attorney can help you beat your Mesa Marijuana sales charges. If you face Mesa Marijuana (Pot) sales charges, you should consult a Marijuana lawyer or criminal defense attorney who defends Marijuana drug charges in Mesa, Arizona on a regular basis. If convicted, you will be subject to serious penalties. Mesa Marijuana sales charges fall within the State of Arizona Criminal Code 13 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
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 Mesa Marijuana drug offense convictions depend on many factors which include:
• The quantity of Marijuana found for sale or intent to sell
• Your prior criminal record
• Prior Marijuana convictions
• The strength of the prosecution's evidence against you regarding the Marijuana charges.
The most serious Marijuana crimes in Mesa are in that of production, manufacturing, or sales of Marijuana in Arizona. Possession of drugs with " intent" to sell or distribute them is also a serious crime. The Arizona prosecution will try to establish that you intended to sell or distribute by the quantity of the drug you possessed. This is a fact, whether or not you did or did not actually distribute or sell or intend to do so. A Mesa Arizona conviction of Marijuana sales, production, or distribution, can result in mandatory term jail or prison sentences depending on the factors above and other circumstances surrounding your charges. Mesa felony drug possession, trafficking, sales or distribution carry the most serious penalties, fines, incarceration, probation, community service, counseling and other penalties if convicted.
What an Experienced Mesa Marijuana Defense Lawyer Can Do
It is important that you contact a private Arizona Drug Defense Attorney or Marijuana lawyer who defends these types of charges in Mesa on a regular basis. A good Mesa Criminal Attorney will gather all the evidence, and investigate further to build a strong defense. This is necessary to challenge the Arizona Prosecutor's case against you. Your Mesa criminal attorney will make sure your constitutional rights have not been violated. Violations of constitutional rights are common in drug sales cases, particularly in the pre-investigation state of search and seizure of the Marijuana by police. If your rights have been violated, the case may be dismissed or evidence suppressed. A Mesa criminal defense attorney will make sure you are treated fairly, and do everything possible to get your charges dismissed in any event. If not, they will work to reduce your charges to lesser ones, or in the least, get the best possible outcome in your case. With a Mesa criminal attorney your chances of getting the best outcome in your case will significantly increase.
If you have been charged with any Mesa, 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 Mesa, 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.