In Connecticut, if you are arrested or charged with a marijuana possession infraction even for possessing less than half an ounce of marijuana נyou could face significant consequences. Pleading guilty, including paying the fine, could leave you with a criminal record, impacting your reputation and your future, even in marijuana possession cases involving less than half an ounce.
A marijuana possession arrest involving less than 4 ounces could mean fines and jail time. In cases involving the possession of more than 4 ounces, or for repeat offenders, the penalties can be even more severe, meaning higher fines and more jail time.
At the law firm of Paoletti & Gusmano, Attorneys at Law, our attorneys have the experience to provide effective criminal defense for clients in Bridgeport and the surrounding communities of Connecticut who are charged with any degree of marijuana possession. As trial lawyers with more than 50 years of combined experience, we will do what it takes to defend your rights.
For marijuana possession defense, contact our firm for a free initial consultation and case evaluation. We can provide the effective legal counsel you need to fight your charges. Contact us at 203-371-1000.
Marijuana Possession Can Have Serious Consequences
More than the expense of a fine and the nuisance of a few days in jail, a conviction for marijuana possession can have serious, long-term consequences that prove extremely costly. A criminal drug conviction on your criminal record can make it more difficult to get a job in the future, as well as limit financial aid eligibility for students. Insurance rates on car and homeowners insurance policies can increase. Some employers will terminate any employee convicted of a drug offense.
Whatever your circumstances, we seek to achieve the best possible outcome in the most efficient, cost-effective manner. It may be possible to obtain a reduction the charges against you, or petition the court to have your criminal record sealed.
Contact our Law Firm in Fairfield County
For more information about defense of a marijuana or drug crime in Bridgeport or anywhere in the area, contact our criminal defense lawyers. Schedule a free, no-obligation consultation by calling 203-371-1000.