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Jackson NJ Cocaine Lawyer

Cocaine Possession Lawyers in Jackson New JerseyCocaine is a controlled dangerous substance ("cds") which is back on the rise in Jackson NJ and elsewhere in Ocean County. The thought that powder or crack (a.k.a. "rock", crack, etc.) cocaine is a drug of the past has no relevance these days. Individuals are being charged with possession of cocaine every day and Jackson is definitely showing signs of this growth. If you were arrested for possessing cocaine or, even worse, cocaine distribution, it is in your best interests to speak to the lawyers at our firm. Here at Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall, we have assembled a team of former prosecutors and skilled attorneys who are equipped to effectively defend any cocaine offense with over a century in practice combined. To speak to an attorney about the first degree, second degree or third degree crime you are facing at the Ocean County Superior Court, contact our Toms River Office at 732-286-6500. Initial consultations with a lawyer at the firm are always free. Charged With Possession of Cocaine in Jackson TownshipIt is a third degree crime under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10(a)(1) to actually or constructively possess any quantity of cocaine for personal use. If you are convicted of knowingly possessing this drug you face a state prison term of up to 5 years and a fine of up to $35,000. The sentencing judge is also required, absent a showing of significant hardship, to suspend your driver's license for at least 6 months and as much as 24 months. Given the severity of these penalties, it is certainly in your best interests to consult with one of our attorneys about the motor vehicle stop, search of your apartment/house or other circumstances surrounding how it was found you allegedly possessed cocaine. We may be able to successfully challenge the search warrant or warrantless search so that the Ocean County Prosecutor's Office is precluded from convicting you. There is also the possibility that we can secure diversion of the charge through Pretrial Intervention. Selling, Distributing or Possession With Intent to Distribute Cocaine in Jackson NJ Distribution of cocaine in Jackson NJ is illegal under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5. The penalties for selling, distributing or possessing cocaine with intent to distribute depend on the quantity involved. It is a first degree crime where the weight of cocaine is five ounces or more. A second degree crime arises where the quantity is at least a half ounce but less than five ounces. It is a third degree crime to distribute less than a half ounce. The term of imprisonment is 0-5 years, 5-10 years and 10-20 years for cocaine distribution in the third degree, second degree and first degree, respectively. Additional penalties apply if the charge stems from conduct in a school zone or public park zone. Jackson NJ Cocaine Distribution AttorneyCocaine distribution is an extremely serious offense in Jackson and the rest of Ocean County. As you can see, you face stiff penalties in Toms River if you are convicted of distributing cocaine. This is the primary why you need to retain an attorney who is highly skilled in defending cds distribution charges. This is precisely what you will obtain if you choose to hire the attorneys at Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall. We are former prosecutors with over 100 years of combined experience defending cases at the Superior Court in Toms River. Call 732-286-6500 to speak to a lawyer on our staff in a free initial consultation. Additional Jackson Township NJ Legal Resources
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Exemplary attorneys. I hired them for a DUI and an expungement. I was happy with the results for both cases. Special thank you to Samera for always answering all of my calls and questions JC
I'm 45 years old and this was my first time ever getting in trouble with the law. I was in need of a lawyer and after careful research, I called John F. Marshall Attorneys and was introduced to Abe Basch. Abe was professional, supportive and very thorough. I had three charges against me, one civil and two criminal. I was so scared and expressed that to Abe. The first day I had to go to court, I was an absolute nervous wreck but Abe prepped me and kept my anxiety levels down by going over the process of the courts thoroughly with me. He fought to get my charges dismissed and won all three cases (two court appearances). Abe is positive, confident and he ensured I felt the same way. I'd like to say thank you to Abe for working so diligently on my cases to get them dismissed. I feel like a weight has been lifted off my chest! I highly recommend Abe for any charges you may be faced with. Rose C.
I was out of state on a family emergency and I had to retain council asap as a boy friend was sitting in county jail with the new no bail point system and Mr marshal and staff made me feel Soo much better knowing that my detained loved one was in such great hands! He spoke to me as I was outta state kept in touch allowed me to work out payment due to the situation and just all out the difference in my bfs voice alone with all the medical problems and such he was going threw sounded better than he had since the first day he was there and was Soo happy that Mr marshal went that day retained to see him in the jail and have him ready for court which wasn't supposed to be till Friday but again Mr marshall and team got it so we can get him now on wendsday and all I have to say is if your looking for a real down to earth lawyer that will work with you and help in anyway possible and I can't for get the team at the office TONI and everyone else thank you again I'd give 100 stars if I could! Nicole J.
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