Possession of Marijuana charge reduced to Paraphernalia in Chesterfield
Samantha Upton represented a client charged with Possession of Marijuana in Chesterfield County, Va. The client, a first-time offender, drove a fleet of vehicles for work and could not afford to have his license suspended.
Ms. Upton was able to convince the judge to reduce the Possession of Marijuana charge to Possession of Paraphernalia, which carries significantly lower penalties and no mandatory license suspension. The client only needed to pay a small fine and court costs.
First offense possession of marijuana can result in up to 30 days in jail, a fine and a mandatory six-month suspension of your driver’s license.
If you have been charged with Possession of Marijuana in Chesterfield Virginia, it is important that you contact an attorney that understands Virginia’s laws and can guide you accordingly.
John Weiland, Samantha Upton, and Nick Wright of Weiland Upton, Attorneys at Law focus their practice on defending clients charged with serious offenses and are ready to help you win your case.