Passaic NJ Possession of Synthetic Marijuana Defense Attorney
Possession of Synthetic Marijuana Defense Lawyer in Passaic County, New Jersey
Experienced criminal defense attorney Alissa D. Hascup represents clients who have been charged with a wide variety of criminal offenses – ranging from criminal coercion and forgery to simple assault – throughout New Jersey, including in Clifton, Wayne, Paterson, Totowa, Passaic, and Haledon.
She 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). Ms. Hascup 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.
Being charged with a drug crime, such as possession of synthetic marijuana, 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. Ms. Hascup is prepared to attack the state’s case and put you in a position to achieve the best possible result.
Contact Alissa D. Hascup anytime for an initial consultation, which is always provided free of charge.
Possession of Synthetic Marijuana in New Jersey: N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10.3a:
N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10.3a sets forth:
a. It is a crime for any person, knowingly or purposely, to obtain, or to possess, substances containing: 4-methylmethcathinone (mephedrone, 4-MMC); 3,4-methylenedioxypyrovalerone (MDPV); 3,4-methylenedioxymethcathinone (methylone, MDMC), 4-methoxymethcathinone (methedrone, bk-PMMA, PMMC); 3-fluoromethcathinone (3-FMC); or 4-fluoromethcathinone (flephedrone, 4-FMC).
b. A person who violates subsection a. of this section where the quantity involved is one ounce or more is guilty of a crime of the Third Degree (punishable by a term of incarceration between 3 and 5 years in New Jersey State Prison).
c. A person who violates subsection a. of this section where the quantity involved is less than one ounce is guilty of a crime of the Fourth Degree (punishable by a term of incarceration up to 18 months in New Jersey State Prison).
NOTE: Access the following website for more information regarding the effects, usage, and prevalence of Synthetic Marijuana: http://www.drugabuse.gov/publications/drugfacts/spice-synthetic-marijuana
Contact a Synthetic Marijuana Possession Lawyer in Little Falls NJ
f you are facing charges for Possession of Synthetic Marijuana, 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.
Alissa D. Hascup available anytime to discuss your case. Contact her today for a free consultation about your charges.