San Marcos Marijuana Lawyer | Possession of Marijuana Criminal Defense

By Jason Trumpler, P.C. on January 10, 2018

San Marcos Marijuana Lawyer Jason Trumpler

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Definition of 'Marijuana' and 'Possession'

Criminal Penalties for Marijuana Possession in Texas

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"Marijuana" is defined as any Cannabis sativa plant, growing or not, including seeds or preparation of marijuana, or a package with marijuana traces. There must be a "usable" amount of marijuana. Thus, stems do not fall under the definition of marijuana. A court may order an officer to re-weigh the marijuana, which could reduce a felony charge to a misdemeanor. Request a free consultation with a marijuana attorney today by calling 512-457-5200

"Possession" means care, custody or control with actual knowledge of possession. A common defense to possession of marijuana is lack of actual knowledge. If you didn't know you possessed the marijuana, you are not guilty of marijuana possession. To discover the defenses in your case, call an experienced marijuana lawyer at (512) 457-5200 for a free consultation.

Weight          

Classification           

 Maximum Penalty

<2 ounces

 

Class B

Misdemeanor

  180 days in county jail. $2,000 fine.

 

2-4 ounces

Class A

Misdemeanor

 1 year in county jail. $4,000 fine.

 

4 ozs to 5 lbs

State Jail Felony

 180 days to 2 years state jail. $10,000 fine.

 

5-50 lbs

3rd Degree Felony

  2 to 10 years. $10,000 fine.

 

50-2,000 lbs

2nd Degree Felony

  2 to 20 years. $10,000 fine.

 

Over 2,000lbs    

1st Degree Felony

  5 to 99 years. $10,000 fine.

 

Penalties for Manufacture or delivery of marijuana are listed under Section 481.120 of the Texas Health and Safety Code, When imposing punishment for marijuana possession, the court takes into consideration your criminal background and the amount of marijuana found. Any misdemeanor marijuana or felony marijuana conviction will cause the suspension of your Texas driver's license. Anyone facing marijuana charges should contact an experienced San Marcos marijuana lawyer immediately. Call (512) 457-5200 for a free evaluation.

Jason Trumpler is an experienced San Marcos marijuana attorney and he is standing by 24/7 to evaluate your marijuana possession case for free. With close to 20 years of experience handling misdemeanor and felony marijuana possession charges, Attorney Jason Trumpler has the wisdom and skill necessary to successfully defend your marijuana case. When it comes to fighting your drug possession charge, don't gamble with your future. Make the sure bet, and hire an experienced San Marcos marijuana attorney today. CLICK HERE FOR A FREE QUOTE.

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EXPERIENCED SAN MARCOS MARIJUANA ATTORNEY

If you or someone you know has been charged with possession of marijuana, contact a San Marcos marijuana lawyer today at 512-457-5200 for a free 24/7 consultation. An attorney experienced in fighting marijuana/weed possession charges will uncover any potential defenses in your case, maximizing the chances of beating the charges against you.

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Experienced San Marcos Marijuana Attorneys / Possession Lawyers

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San Marcos marijuana lawyer Jason Trumpler has close to 20 years of experience handling marijuana charges. A common defense to possession of marijuana occurs when an officer conducts a search without consent or probable cause and unlawfully seizes the marijuana. Mr. Trumpler is a former prosecutor and is particularly adept at handling search issues.  Attoney Jason Trumpler fights hard to protect your right to privacy. Call (512) 457-5200 now for a free consultation and speak with an experienced San Marcos marijuana lawyer today.

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