Virginia Possession of Marijuana Attorneys
Marijuana use is very common. Many accused offenders, therefore, are surprised to learn that penalties for these offenses are high. First offense possession of marijuana can result in up to 30 days in jail, a fine and a mandatory six-month suspension of a your driver’s license.
If you have been accused of marijuana possession, the Virginia law firm of Weiland Upton can help. Our firm has been in the practice of criminal defense law and traffic defense law for over two decades, and has helped hundreds of people accused of marijuana-related offenses. Our experienced attorneys handle cases throughout Virginia – including Petersburg, Richmond, Henrico County and Prince George County among others.
Have you been accused of possession of marijuana? The lawyers at Weiland Upton regularly and successfully defend clients charged with possession of marijuana and can help you. Call us at 804.355.8037 or contact us online.
We have taken numerous cases involving marijuana to court. The Commonwealth of Virginia must show physical or constructive possession of the marijuana and prove the accused knew the character of the substance. We can argue that you should not be held responsible if a friend owned the substance, or that you are not guilty just because you owned the vehicle in which marijuana or alcohol was found.
Even if you are found guilty, we can help. Courts are allowed to take these matters under advisement, and to defer judgment under some circumstances.
If you have been charged with marijuana possession in Virginia, contact our firm. We offer free initial consultations, accept credit cards and are conveniently located near I-95 and I-295 in the Richmond area. Contact an attorney online, call us at 804.355.8037. Contact an attorney with experience in handling possession of marijuana cases.
The Richmond-based law firm of Weiland Upton is ready to support you in your marijuana possession case. We serve clients who have been charged within City of Richmond and many other local jurisdictions surrounding the City of Richmond. Jurisdictions Weiland Upton serve include Brunswick, Emporia, King George, Goochland County, Stafford County Henrico County, Hanover County, Chesterfield County, Prince George County, New Kent County, Spotsylvania County, Caroline County, Amelia County, Greensville County, the City of Hopewell, Sussex County, the City of Colonial Heights, the City of Petersburg, Dinwiddie County and Powhatan County.