Client in Richmond City charged with Possession of Marijuana – Dismissed!
Samantha Upton represented a client charged with Possession of marijuana in Richmond Va. The client was a full-time student and first-time offender. On the trial date, Ms, Upton was able to work out a plea agreement with the prosecutor to dismiss the possession of marijuana charge. The client only needed to participate in community service and complete a substance abuse class.
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 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.