New Jersey Drug Possession Charges Lawyer

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A drug possession charge is a serious matter – convictions usually have long-lasting ramifications on the defendant’s life. Once arrested, the police may use careful tactics to force you into making a statement and do what is not in your best interests. Without a lawyer present, when you make a statement to the police or prosecution, there is a risk that you will unknowingly help build a case against yourself. In New Jersey, if you are convicted of certain drug possession charges, there is the potential loss of financial aid, food assistance programs, renter’s assistance, and other programs. Accordingly, it is crucial to consult an experienced New Jersey drug possession charges defense lawyer as soon as possible after an arrest.

The New Jersey criminal justice system can be overwhelming to navigate, particularly when it comes to drug possession charges. At Team Law, we have the experience and resources to help you, no matter the severity of the drug charge you may be facing. Our legal team understands how sensitive and daunting the situation can feel. Whether you are facing charges for the possession of cocaine, heroin, marijuana, prescription drugs, or any other type of drug, our defense attorneys will use their expertise to build the strongest case possible and guide you through this difficult time.

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Penalties For Drug Possession In New Jersey

In New Jersey, drug possession charges are a serious matter and carry severe penalties when convicted. Drug possession crime penalties include the following:

No matter the amount, drug possession charges potentially lead to a prison sentence and steep fines. In this regard, an experienced and skilled criminal defense attorney is necessary to represent your legal interests and defend your rights when facing possession charges for an illegal substance.

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Charged with a Drug Possession Crime? Our Criminal Defense Lawyers Will Help Protect Your Rights

Drug possession charges can have adverse consequences on your future livelihood. A criminal record related to drug possession may impact your ability to obtain employment, housing, or educational opportunities. This is why it is important to retain an experienced criminal defense lawyer, who will help advise you of your rights and options when you are facing drug possession charges and build a strong case in order to secure a favorable result.

A New Jersey Drug Possession Charges Lawyer from Team Law will work relentlessly to build a strong legal defense against your charges, which can include challenging the admissibility or reliability of the prosecution’s evidence. We use our experience and skills to negotiate for a lesser sentence when possible or to gain access to the criminal justice system’s diversionary programs, which potentially leads to the dismissal of your charges without a conviction or record.

Contact Team Law Today For A Free Initial Consultation to Discuss Your Legal Rights And Options

At Team Law, our New Jersey Drug Possession Charges Lawyers treat you with compassion and respect. If you or a loved one is facing a drug possession charge in New Jersey, you need to act fast to secure your legal protection in order to have all of your rights and options available to you. We are here to support you through the difficulties and nuances of the legal process when facing drug possession charges. We will fight for your rights and interests. Contact Team Law for a free and confidential consultation.

Frequently Asked Questions About Drug Possession Charges In New Jersey

FAQ: What should I do if I am being arrested for drug possession?

It is undoubtedly stressful to be arrested for any alleged crime. However, if you resist, the prosecutor may impose further charges onto the already existing charge. You have the constitutional right to refuse to speak to the police or to answer any queries from law enforcement during this process. Rather, you should inform the police or investigators that you would like to speak with an attorney as soon as possible. At Team Law, our attorneys move quickly and efficiently to protect you from the very start of the legal process. Contact our legal team today for a free and confidential discussion.

FAQ: Is it possible to defend against drug possession charges if the police found drugs on me?

Yes. If the police found drugs on your person or in your car, it can seem like there are no options at this point. However, an experienced criminal defense attorney can provide legal protection and representation that may result in reduced charges or even a dismissal of your case. You are not out of options. At Team Law, our skilled criminal defense attorneys may be able to challenge the legality of your arrest or the search of your home, which may render an unlawful search or show that the evidence is inadmissible. Furthermore, our attorneys may also present challenges to the reliability of testing or potential lack of testing during the ever-important investigative and laboratory process. Contact Team Law today if you would like to learn more.

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