Possession of marijuana is a very common crime in the City of Alexandria but it is also a very serious crime. Anyone who is convicted of possession of marijuana in the City of Alexandria will lose their right to drive for 6 months automatically. You will lose your right to driver even if it is your first and only conviction and even if your marijuana charge had nothing to do with driving. All marijuana convictions results in a six month loss of your right to drive.
Another thing people don’t realize is that possession of marijuana is a criminal offense in Alexandria. If anyone 18 or older is convicted of possession of marijuana they will have that conviction on their criminal record forever. There are no expungements if you have been convicted of possession of marijuana.
A person first conviction for possession of marijuana can result in up to 30 days in jail and a $500 fine in addition to the 6 month license suspension. A second, third or fourth conviction can result in up to 12 months in jail and a $2,500 fine in addition to the license suspension.
But don’t let these extreme maximum penalties scare you. Just because you can go to jail does not mean that you will. Before you jump to any conclusions, get a free consultation from an Alexandria lawyer who handles possession of marijuana cases. Call today at (703) 383-9222.
Call Nichols & Green PLLC when you need an Alexandria Possession of Marijuana Lawyer.
At Nichols & Green PLLC we have defended hundreds of people like you. We understand the questions you have and what you expect from your lawyer.
That is why our attorneys offer a free consultation to anyone charged with possession of marijuana in Alexandria. As part of your free consultation we will discuss you case in detail. We will discuss what defenses may be available, we will talk about the likely outcome of your case, we share with you what you can do to prepare for your trial and we will explain exactly what we will do to defend you.
After your consultation is over, we will give you the exact cost of our legal services. We will also give you a contract and a list of resources to help you prepare for your case. When you leave, you will know exactly what we are going to do to defend you. All consultations are confidential and we are happy to talk to you over the phone or in person.
Call (703) 383-9222 to set up an appointment to talk to one of our Alexandria criminal defense attorneys about your marijuana case.