Possession of Marijuana

Oakland County Marijuana Possession Lawyer

Defending Clients for Possession of Marijuana in Oakland County, Michigan

Under Michigan statute, it is illegal to possess or use marijuana for those who are not authorized to do so under Michigan's medical marijuana laws. Marijuana is considered a controlled substance which means that the drug involved has a potential for abuse and addiction. If you have been accused of marijuana possession or use of marijuana in Oakland County, you should immediately enlist the services of a qualified Oakland County criminal defense attorney.

Attorney Daniel D. Hajji will diligently and aggressively provide you or your loved one representation you deserve. He is dedicated to the proposition of helping you achieve the best possible case result given your particular circumstances. Call Oakland County marijuana possession attorney Daniel Hajji to immediately begin a thorough investigation into your case to uncover all possible legal angles which will work in your favor.

Marijuana Possession in Michigan

Marijuana possession is charged as a misdemeanor which carries penalties of up to a year in jail and hefty fines. You may also be subject to the loss of your driving privileges. Unless you have a medical marijuana card, you can be charged with a misdemeanor carrying penalties of up to 93 days in jail and a fine. In some situations, you may also be subject to a driver's license suspension. Michigan law defines this crime as "knowingly or intentionally possessing" the drug. Under Michigan laws, criminal court judges have the right to use alternative sentencing for first offenders, which can consist of drug rehabilitation, community service, probation, and similar programs. This is referred to as “7411.”

If you are convicted of marijuana possession, you may end up with a permanent criminal record depending on the facts of the case. A criminal record can hamper future opportunities, such as educational, career, professional licenses, and even credit and housing. Because of this, it is extremely important that you retain proven criminal defense attorney to help you achieve the best possible result.

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