Point Pleasant NJ Drug Possession Lawyer

Point Pleasant Beach has much more drug possession than what would be expected for a municipality with 4,665 residents and spanning 1.74 square miles. There were 1,766 criminal charges filed in the borough during 2016 and many of these filings involved complaints for possession of a controlled dangerous substance ("cds"). If you were charged with drug/cds possession in Point Pleasant Beach, you will need a savvy lawyer in order to insure maximum protection against a criminal record. The attorneys at our firm, Marshall Bonus Proetta & Oliver, include the former prosecutor of Point Pleasant, Matthew Dorry, and a team that has been handling cases in the municipality for decades. Matt is available, along with other lawyers on our staff, for free consultations 24/7. Contact our office at 732-286-6500 to speak to an attorney.Drug Possession Offense in Point Pleasant Beach

There are many different types of drug possession offense that are filed in Point Pleasant Beach annually. Almost all of these charges stem from N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10. This law provides that "[i]t is unlawful for any person, knowingly or purposely, to obtain, or to possess, actually or constructively, a controlled dangerous substance...unless the substance was obtained directly, or pursuant to a valid prescription...". When the drug is a Schedule I, II, III or IV cds, possession is a third degree crime. Possessing a Schedule V drug is a fourth degree crime. More than 50 grams of marijuana is also a fourth degree crime. Possessing less is a disorderly persons offense.

Jonathan F. Marshall and the other members of our firm defend all drug possession charges arising in Point Pleasant Beach. We represent clients charged with:

A possession offense results in a criminal record, a mandatory driver's license suspension, fines and exposure to incarceration. In fact, all charges for possessing cds are felony indictable crimes except possession of 50 grams or less of marijuana. It is therefore in your best interests to secure representation from a skilled attorney if you were arrested for possession.

Point Pleasant Beach CDS Possession Attorney

The attorneys at Marshall Bonus Proetta & Oliver are highly qualified to represent you in Point Pleasant Beach. We have over 100 years of combined experience defending possession offenses involving heroin, cocaine, marijuana and other cds. To speak to a lawyer immediately, call our office at 732-286-6500 for a free initial consultation. An attorney is prepared to conduct a comprehensive review of your case and formulate a plan to secure the very best outcome. Call us now at 732-286-6500 to speak to one of our lawyers immediately.

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