MARIJUANA Arizona Possession Laws

August 27, 2010
By James E. Novak, P.L.L.C. on August 27, 2010 6:50 AM |

Gilbert Marijuana Possession Defense Lawyer

If you are facing Gilbert Marijuana possession charges, also known as Cannabis or Pot, possession charges in Arizona, you should contact an Arizona Marijuana possession defense attorney or AZ criminal defense attorney who defends drug charges on a regular in Gilbert Court as soon as possible. In the state of Arizona these can be very serious charges, and penalties.

Whether your Marijuana charges were issued in Gilbert AZ, Phoenix AZ, Scottsdale AZ, Tempe AZ, Chandler AZ, Mesa AZ or any other city in Maricopa County or any other County within Arizona you will be subject to the rules of the State of Arizona Law regarding classification and penalties.

Gilbert Possession Laws
"A.R.S. Title 13 Chapter 34 "13-3405. Possession, use, production, sale or transportation of marijuana; classification

A. A person shall not knowingly:

1. Possess or use marijuana..."

Gilbert Arizona Possession Charges

"1. Subsection A, paragraph 1 of this section involving an amount of marijuana not possessed for sale having a weight of less than two pounds is guilty of a class 6 felony.

2. Subsection A, paragraph 1 of this section involving an amount of marijuana not possessed for sale having a weight of at least two pounds but less than four pounds is guilty of a class 5 felony."

Some of the factors Gilbert Court will consider for conviction sentencing and penalties will vary as follows:
• How much of the Marijuana was alleged to be in your possession.
• The intended purpose of the Marijuana found in your possession (use, or sale)
• Any prior criminal record
• First time vs. repeat charges for Marijuana possession
• The weaknesses or strength of the Gilbert Court prosecution's case against you.
• Any admissions of you did make or may have made regarding your guilt

Phoenix Marijuana Possession Defense Lawyer

"A good Gilbert Marijuana defense attorney and do everything possible to get your charges dismissed"

You should consult a Gilbert Marijuana Attorney or Arizona criminal defense lawyer who is defends Marijuana possession charges Gilbert AZ frequently. An experienced Gilbert Criminal Defense Attorney or Marijuana Possession defense Attorney will immediately begin building a case in your defense. Your Gilbert criminal Marijuana Defense Lawyer will investigate and examine any evidence to determine if the charges are justified. Your Gilbert Criminal defense Attorney or Marijuana possession defense attorney will challenge all evidence possible that the Gilbert prosecution has against you. Your Marijuana lawyer will point out weaknesses of prosecutions case to the Gilbert Court or Prosecution, at the first opportunity which is the evidentiary hearing. The weaker the prosecution's case, the more favorable the outcome will be for you.

An experienced Gilbert criminal defense or Gilbert Marijuana possession defense lawyer will make sure your constitutional rights have not been violated(which occurs often in the case of searches and seizures of the drugs by police). A good Gilbert Marijuana defense attorney will do everything possible to get your Marijuana possession charges dismissed. They will work for your defense through the proper legal channels to attempt to get a dismissal of your Gilbert Marijuana possession charges, suppression of evidence or reduction in charges. With good legal representation from a Criminal Defense Firm, your Marijuana possession defense charges have an increased chance of getting your chances dismissed, reduced or otherwise favorable outcome for you. Remember, experience matters when it comes to defending any criminal charges in any Gilbert Court.

If you have been charged with any Gilbert Marijuana possession, possession, Drug, Felony Drug, Dangerous Drug, Narcotics, Marijuana, Domestic Violence, Disorderly Conduct, Disturbing the Peace charges, 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). The Law Office of James Novak is devoted to handling 100% DUI, Drug & criminal cases in, Gilbert, Chandler, Mesa, Tempe, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Arizona and surrounding areas within Maricopa County valley-wide.

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.