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Possession of a Controlled Substance Criminal Lawyer Redwood City California

For a possession of a controlled substance criminal lawyer, Ross Green can help today. For instance, Ross Green has an insider’s knowledge as a former prosecutor. Because of his criminal defense attorney experience, Ross Green can help you get the best results, and possibly your case dismissed.

Drug possession and paraphernalia charges commonly include Health and Safety Code Section 11377, 11350, and 11364.

For example, a person is guilty of drug possession when they knowingly possess a usable quantity of contraband. Similarly,  a paraphernalia offense requires the knowing possession of drug paraphernalia. Possession of paraphernalia is only a misdemeanor charge.  While, possession of a controlled substance can be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony.

In addition, persons charged with paraphernalia or drug possession offenses are often eligible for diversion. Under this program, a defendant will only be required to comply with probation and take substance abuse classes. If diversion probation is successfully completed, the charge will be dismissed.

In short, The Law Offices of Ross Green, will talk to you directly about the facts, the law any possible defenses.

Potential Penalties for Possession of a Controlled Substance

  • Misdemeanor Jail Time (Up to 6 Months)
  • Felony Jail Time (Up to 3 Years)
  • Fine
  • In-patient/ Out-patient Drug Treatment
  • Informal/formal Probation
  • Permanent Criminal Record

Common Defenses for Possession of a Controlled Substance

  • Failure to Give Miranda Warnings
  • Illegal Search or Seizure
  • Lack of Knowledge that Contraband is Present
  • Lack of Knowledge that Paraphernalia is Present
  • No Possession or Control over Contraband
  • Not Usable Amount of Controlled Substance
  • Voluntary Intoxication
  • Accident

Criminal Defense Attorney for Possession of Drugs, Controlled Substances and Drug Paraphernalia

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Above all, selecting an attorney is often a difficult process. Therefore, be sure to discuss with Ross Green any and all viable defenses.

In other words, Contact the Law Offices of Ross Green for a Free Consultation. Ross has over a decade of experience handling drug and paraphernalia offenses.

Ross Green has built a reputation as a qualified drug possession lawyer. As such, contact him today for one of the best drug defense attorneys. Ross represents clients in San Mateo County, Redwood City, Palo Alto, and the surrounding Bay Area.

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