Hiring Jeff Kennedy turned out to be one of the best decisions of my life. Mr. Kennedy was able to have my case dismissed. Yes, outright dismissal of the charge!

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We did exactly as Jeff instructed and the case was dismissed. There are no words to explain how happy we are with his performance.

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Jeff was able to get my twice the legal limit BAC thrown out and he kept me from having an interlock device put on my car.

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Hiring Jeff Kennedy turned out to be one of the best decisions of my life.

A.C.

We did exactly as Jeff instructed and the case was dismissed. There are no words to explain how happy we are with his performance.

Anonymous

Jeff was able to get my twice the legal limit BAC thrown out and he kept me from having an interlock device put on my car.

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North Richland Hills Marijuana Possession Lawyer

We’ve helped many clients get their marijuana charges dismissed. A North Richland Hills marijuana possession attorney can get your charges dismissed, too.

Marijuana has been legalized in many parts of the country—but not in Texas. If you’re caught with even a small amount of marijuana, you can be charged with a crime. You may think that mark on your record won’t harm you, but you’d be surprised. The people doing background checks don’t like to see any convictions, even “small” ones.

Do you really want to gamble with your future by hoping no one will find your conviction to be that big of a deal? If you don’t get a conviction at all, you won’t even have to worry about what people will think. Contact a North Richland Hills marijuana possession lawyer who will work diligently to keep a conviction off your record.

Penalties for Marijuana Possession in North Richland Hills

Penalties for weed possession in Texas can be harsh. Even a very small amount of marijuana could result in jail time and large fines. Examine the table below to learn more about the potential penalties for possession of marijuana, based on the quantity you allegedly possessed:

Quantity of Marijuana in Your PossessionPenalties
Less than two ouncesClass B misdemeanor, 180 days in jail, $2,000 fine
Between two and four ouncesClass A misdemeanor, up to one year in jail, $4,000 fine
Between four ounces and one poundState jail felony, 180 days to two years in jail, $10,000 fine
Between one and five poundsState jail felony, 180 days to two years in jail, $10,000 fine
Between five and fifty poundsThird-degree felony, two to ten years in prison, $10,000 fine
Between fifty and 2,000 poundsSecond-degree felony, two to twenty years in prison, $10,000 fine
More than 2,000 poundsFelony, five to ninety-nine years or life in prison, $50,000 fine

Defenses Against Marijuana Possession

When you’ve been charged with and convicted of a weed-related offense in North Richland Hills, you won’t only be facing the criminal penalties. You will also be impacting your future, your family, your job prospects, and much more. Finding an attorney who knows how to help you escape conviction could improve the rest of your life.

Examples of successful defenses against conviction for marijuana crimes include the following:

  • The drugs weren’t yours.
  • The quantity of marijuana you had was less than the prosecution claims.
  • The police illegally searched you.
  • The crime lab made mistakes.
  • Someone framed you.

Call a North Richland Hills Marijuana Possession Attorney

Marijuana crimes are still considered serious offenses in Texas. Being charged with any drug crime, even a misdemeanor, can negatively impact your life. Don’t gamble with your future by failing to take your marijuana charge seriously. Get help from a qualified and experienced drug crime lawyer.

The team at the Law Offices of Jeff C. Kennedy has helped countless clients get their drug charges dismissed or reduced. We can help keep your criminal record smudge-free if you hire us to defend you. Call 817-605-1010 or complete the form below to speak with a North Richland Hills marijuana possession lawyer.

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Or Call 817-618-5215