LOS ANGELES MARIJUANA POSSESSION ATTORNEY
California Health and Safety Code Section 11357
Under the Health and Safety Code 11359, this section makes it illegal to possess marijuana, if you do not have a recommendation card or permission to possess marijuana for medicinal purposes. Unless authorized by law, possession of concentrated cannabis is illegal and may be punished by jail or even prison.
Someone who is cited for possession of marijuana (less than 28.5 grams), may be convicted of an infraction. Even though this used to be a misdemeanor, it is now only an infraction. However, someone who possesses more than 28.5 grams faces a misdemeanor.
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Again, the main distinction that a prosecutor needs to make, before charges are filed, is to decide whether the marijuana was intended for personal use, or was it intended for sales (violation of Health and Safety Code Section 11359). The Law Office of Ben Mironer has been successful in these types of cases by intervening, even before charges are filed. We try to contact the prosecutor to provide them with the background information they need, so they can understand why the evidence doesn’t suggest the marijuana was intended to be sold.
Marijuana Possession Defense
We always have a trained marijuana possession defense attorney available to speak with you about your case. If you’ve been arrested, charged, or are just being investigated for a criminal offense, it is important to contact a skilled attorney as soon as possible. Early steps and proactive measures can be taken in most cases. An attorney at our office will help improve your prospective on things immediately. We will enlighten you about the charges you’re facing, and explain the entire criminal process. We offer a free consultation and everything we discuss is completely confidential. This consultation will provide you with a full assessment of your case, and you will understand the importance of having good legal representation.
Our office has built a reputation Los Angeles county courts because we truly fight for our clients. Our track record of success speaks for itself. Our office has successfully represented our clients in courthouses throughout Los Angeles county We have special insights to the Van Nuys courthouse, San Fernando courthouse, and Santa Clarita courthouse because we are local attorneys. We have built relationships with both prosecutors and judges based on a mutual respect. Most importantly, we utilize every resource we have to get our clients the best outcome possible.