Oakland County Marijuana Lawyer

Possession, Distribution, Cultivation and Other Marijuana Charges in Oakland County

Marijuana is considered a dangerous drug in our state, unless prescribed by a medical doctor for the purpose of relieving pain, or to assist in increasing the appetite of cancer patients. The provisions the state has in place for the use of medical marijuana are very restrictive. If you are accused drug charges involving marijuana, you must contact a highly skilled Oakland County drug crime defense attorney. Attorney Daniel D. Hajji is a well-respected and prominent Oakland County criminal defense attorney.

For over 10 years his firm has been involved in protecting the rights the criminally accused. Our goal is to craft a winning defense case. The process of defending against a marijuana charge involves a painstaking review of all evidence. We have frequently found evidence that other law firms may have missed. We give personal one-on-one counsel to each person we represent, and we are committed to pursuing the best possible outcome.

Oakland County Penalties for Marijuana Charges

Drug crimes are heavily punished in this state, and cases involving marijuana can carry extreme penalties. Possession of any quantity of marijuana is a misdemeanor which can lead to 1 year in jail and a $2,000 fine. Selling marijuana paraphernalia is also a misdemeanor which is punishable by 90 days in jail and a $5,000 fine. Based upon the quantity of marijuana in the case, you may also be charged with intent to distribute. Cultivation of up to 20 plants is a felony, the penalty for which is 4 years in prison and a fine of up to $20,000. Cultivation of 200 plants or more is a felony and carries a penalty of 15 years in prison and a $10,000,000. Distribution of up to 5 kilograms is a felony, and a conviction could include up to 4 years in prison and a $20,000 fine. A conviction for a marijuana crime also carries a 6-month suspension of your driver's license.

If you have been charged with a marijuana drug crime, you need an Oakland County drug crime defense lawyer who will do whatever it takes to investigate the circumstances under which you were arrested, and who will seek out any advantage for you. Police can be overzealous and make errors, or violate your rights, which could open the door to a full dismissal of the charges. Please contact us now so that we have adequate time to craft a defense case that could allow you to avoid conviction on your record. Your freedom and reputation could depend upon it.