Manufacturing, Distributing, or Dispensing Gamma Hydroxybutyrate (GHB) in New Jersey
Passaic County NJ Drug Charges Defense Lawyer
Being charged with a drug crime, such as manufacturing, distributing, or dispensing gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB), can have serious consequences, including hefty fines and a term of incarceration. Having an aggressive, experienced defense lawyer to guide you through the legal process is invaluable. Alissa D. Hascup represents clients throughout New Jersey who have been charged with a wide variety of criminal offenses, including kidnapping, homicide, and theft by deception in Paterson, Passaic, Clifton, Wayne, Prospect Park, Totowa, and Little Falls.
Ms. Hascup has successfully handled thousands of cases in New Jersey, in Superior Court (indictable/felony level offenses) as well as Municipal Court (disorderly persons/misdemeanor level offenses). She is a former Morris County Assistant Prosecutor and Special Deputy Attorney General who handled a variety of serious drug-related cases during the course of her distinguished career. She knows what it takes for the State to prove a drug case beyond a reasonable doubt – and will use that knowledge to defend, and potentially beat, the charges filed against you. Call the Law Office of Alissa Hascup anytime for an initial consultation, which is always provided free of charge.
Manufacturing, Distributing, or Dispensing Gamma Hydroxybutyrate (GHB): N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5.2
N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5.2 sets forth:
a. Except as authorized by P.L.1970, c.226 (C.24:21-1), it shall be a crime of the Second Degree (punishable by a term of incarceration between 5 and 10 years in New Jersey State Prison) for any person knowingly or purposely to manufacture, distribute or dispense, or to possess or have under his control with intent to manufacture, distribute or dispense gamma hydroxybutyrate (GHB).
b. Notwithstanding the provisions of N.J.S.2C:43-3 or any other law, a fine of up to $150,000.00 may be imposed upon a person who violates this section.
NOTE: Manufacturing, Distributing, or Dispensing Gamma Hydroxybutyrate (GHB) is a violation subject to sentencing under the “Brimage Guidelines,” which eliminates the defense attorney’s opportunity to argue for a downward departure at the time of sentencing.
Contact a Paterson NJ GHB Charges Defense Lawyer Today
If you are facing charges for Manufacturing, Distributing, or Dispensing GHB, there are serious consequences associated with a conviction, including hefty fines and exposure to jail time. Don’t delay in hiring legal representation to protect your freedom and your rights. Alissa Hascup is available anytime to discuss your case. Call her to go over the details of your case, or email her to schedule a free consultation.