If you have been charged with drug possession or selling drugs in Mercer County, New Jersey, you could be facing serious criminal penalties such as jail time, fines and probation, as well as a criminal record that will limit your educational and employment opportunities for years to come.
At The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall, our Mercer County drug possession attorneys have the experience and insight to aggressively protect the rights of clients who have been accused of simple drug possession, possession with intent to distribute and other drug offenses.Handling Drug Possession Cases in Municipal and Superior Court
In New Jersey, possession of any illegal drug — or possession of any prescription drug without a valid prescription — is a criminal offense. Our criminal defense lawyers defend clients who have been charged with municipal and indictable drug offenses, including the following:
- Possession of Marijuana
- Distribution of Marijuana
- Possession of Cocaine
- Cocaine Distribution
- Heroin Possession
- Distribution of Heroin
- Ecstasy & MDMA
- Prescription Drug Possession
- Distributing a Prescription Legend Drug
- Drug Paraphernalia
- Intent to Distribute in a School Zone
- Distribution Within 500 Feet of a Public Park or Housing
- Drug Distribution
- Maintaining a CDS Production Facility
- Failure to Make Lawful Disposition
- Leader of a Narcotic Trafficking Network
If you are convicted of a drug offense, you may become ineligible for student loans and grants, security clearance, and certain types of jobs. Our attorneys will carefully evaluate all of your options for avoiding these serious consequences, including pretrial diversion programs such as pretrial intervention and conditional discharge.
Depending on the type and quantity of drugs involved, a drug possession charge may be handled as a municipal charge in a local court or an indictable charge in the Superior Court in Trenton. In New Jersey, narcotics are divided into a drug schedule.Princeton and Trenton Attorneys · Possession of Drugs · (609) 683-8102
Whether you have been charged with drug possession or your child is facing these serious charges, our experienced drug defense lawyers at The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall can help. For a free consultation, call us 24/7 at (609) 683-8102 or e-mail us today.