Monmouth County Marijuana Charges

Individuals arrested for marijuana possession or marijuana distribution in Monmouth County, need to take their charges seriously. While marijuana may be at the low end on the drug scale, the Courts in Monmouth County treat it no differently than any other violation of the law. It is therefore imperative that someone charged with a marijuana offense have an attorney experienced in appearing and handling Monmouth County marijuana cases at his or her side. The lawyers at our firm, Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver, can provide this to you by virtue of over one hundred (100) years of experience defending individuals in Monmouth County. Please contact us if you are in need of a defense lawyer for a marijuana distribution or marijuana possession case in Monmouth County. An attorney is available 24/7 and initial consultations at our Red Bank office or over the telephone at 1-877-450-8301 are always free of charge.

Defending Monmouth County Felony Marijuana Charges

If you have been charged with an indictable marijuana offense, your case will be heard at the Superior Court of Monmouth County in Freehold, NJ. Felony marijuana offenses are categorized by degree and start at First Degree, the most serious, and then proceeding downward to Second Degree, Third Degree & Fourth Degree. An individual can be indicted in Monmouth County for Fourth Degree marijuana possession, but all other felony cases essentially involve some form of marijuana distribution. If you were charged with marijuana distribution in Monmouth County, you are looking at the Marijuana Penalties commensurate with your degree of offense (e.g. First Degree, Second Degree, Third Degree or Fourth Degree).

Possession of Less than 50 Grams of Marijuana

When someone is charged with the disorderly persons offense of possessing less than 50 grams of marijuana, their case is heard in the local Monmouth Municipal Court where they were arrested. While this charge is being handled in municipal court, a possession conviction nevertheless involves a six (6) month drivers license suspension, a record, fines, probation and up to six (6) month jail exposure. We can assist you in mitigating and/or avoiding these problems altogether. Contact us if you have a case in one of the following Monmouth County Municipal Courts or elsewhere in Monmouth County:

Aberdeen Township
Asbury Park
Atlantic Highlands
Colts Neck Township
Bradley Beach Boro
Brielle Boro
Fair Haven
Freehold Township
Hazlet Township
Holmdel Township
Howell Township
Lake Como
Little Silver Boro
Loch Arbor Village
Long Branch
Manalapan Township
Marlboro Township
Middleton Township
Millstone Township
Monmouth Beach
Neptune Township
Neptune City
Ocean Township
Red Bank
Sea Bright
Sea Girt
Spring Lake
Spring Lake Heights
Tinton Falls
Union Beach
Wall Township
West Long Branch

Monmouth County can be a difficult venue for drug offenses but our lawyers have shown consistent success in defending marijuana charges. An attorney would be happy to review your case and discuss your options. Your first step to resolving your case as favorably as possible is to enlist a lawyer experienced in tackling marijuana matters in Monmouth County. We are here to serve that role and are available 24/7 at 1-877-450-8301 or contact us online.