NJ Possession of GHB Defense Lawyer
Drug Charges Defense Attorney With Offices in Totowa and Denville, New Jersey
Alissa D. Hascup is an experienced criminal defense attorney who represents clients charged with a wide variety of criminal offenses – ranging from drug offenses to weapons offenses and criminal sexual contact to false reports – in Paterson, Newark, Morristown, Hackensack, Sparta, and throughout New Jersey.
Ms. Hascup has successfully defended thousands of cases in New Jersey’s Superior Courts (indictable/felony level offenses) and Municipal Courts (disorderly persons/misdemeanor level offenses). Ms. Hascup is a former Assistant County Prosecutor, Special Deputy Attorney General, and Municipal Prosecutor, 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 the charges filed against you.
Being charged with a drug crime, such as Possession of Gamma Hydroxybutyrate (GHB), can have serious consequences, including hefty fines and in some instances, exposure to jail time. Having an aggressive, experienced defense lawyer to guide you through the legal process is invaluable.
Alissa D. Hascup is prepared to attack the State’s case and put you in a position to achieve the best possible result. Contact Ms. Hascup today for an initial consultation, which is always provided free of charge.
Possession, Use or Being Under the Influence, or Failure to Make Lawful Disposition of Gamma Hydroxybutyrate (GHB) in New Jersey: N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10.2
N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10.2 sets forth:
a. It is a crime of the Third Degree (punishable by a term of incarceration between 3 and 5 years in New Jersey State Prison) for any person, knowingly or purposely, to obtain, or to possess, gamma hydroxybutyrate unless the substance was obtained directly, or pursuant to a valid prescription or order form from a practitioner, while acting in the course of his professional practice, or except as otherwise authorized by P.L.1970, c.226 (C.24:21-1).
b. Notwithstanding the provisions of N.J.S.2C:43-3 or any other law, a fine of up to $100,000.00 may be imposed upon a person who violates this section.
Contact a NJ GHB Possession Defense Lawyer for Answers
If you are facing charges for Possession, Use or Being Under the Influence, or Failure to Make Lawful Disposition of Gamma Hydroxybutyrate (GHB), there can be serious consequences associated with a conviction, including hefty fines and, at worst, exposure to jail time. Don’t delay in hiring legal representation. Protect your freedom and your rights.
Criminal defense lawyer Alissa D. Hascup is available anytime to discuss your case. Contact her today for a free consultation about your charges.