Paterson Marijuana Possession Defense Lawyer
Former Prosecutor With More Than 20 Years of Legal Experience
If you have been charged with possession or distribution of marijuana, you could be facing thousands of dollars in fines, several years’ incarceration, and possible loss of your driver’s license, depending on the circumstances of your case. Additionally, a conviction can leave a permanent scar on your criminal record. You do not have to fight these charges alone. Having a skilled Paterson marijuana defense attorney can help protect your freedom and your future.
I am Susan C. Cassell, Esq., and I have been practicing law for the past 20 years. As a former federal and municipal prosecutor, I have unique insight into how the prosecution builds marijuana cases and the strategies necessary to minimize the potential consequences. Whether you are facing a misdemeanor or felony marijuana charge, you can count on me for aggressive representation. To schedule a free initial consultation, call my office at 201-445-3894 or contact me online.
Defending Marijuana Charges in Bergen County
I have the experience and knowledge to represent clients facing all state and federal marijuana charges:
- Misdemeanor possession
- Felony possession
- Marijuana trafficking
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Failure to submit marijuana to the police
Marijuana drug charges and penalties vary depending on the amount of drugs in a person’s possession. The charges may be reduced if the police violated search and seizure laws or any other rights to obtain the evidence. Additionally, penalties may be minimized in certain situations, especially for first-time offenders.
If you are facing marijuana drug charges, I will look at all aspects of your case to determine the best possible outcome and strategy for getting there. I am committed to helping you avoid the severe consequences of a drug crime conviction.
Contact a New Jersey Criminal Defense Lawyer
If you have been charged with possession of marijuana or a related offense, call 201-445-3894 or contact my office in Ridgewood online to schedule a free consultation. I am usually available 24 hours a day, seven days a week for initial and emergency consultations, and I can meet with you in a variety of convenient locations, including the Bergen County Courthouse and in jails.