The Law Offices of Germain & McCarthy, LLC are experienced in criminal defense in Melbourne, Florida. Our criminal defense attorneys are knowledgeable in legally representing clients for misdemeanor marijuana charges. As with any drug-related offense, alleged offenders run the risk of negatively affecting their employment status, military, or academic status; prohibition from attending your child’s school or recreational activities; ineligibility to have your record sealed; and if convicted a mandatory two (2) year Driver’s License suspension.
Consider hiring the Melbourne marijuana defense attorneys with The Law Offices of Germain & McCarthy, LLC, for skilled and knowledgeable legal representation.
In the State of Florida, it is a crime to possess any amount of Cannabis (marijuana). Contingent on the quantity of marijuana possessed, individuals could be charged with a misdemeanor for:
To institute that an individual actually possessed marijuana, prosecutors must prove that marijuana was uncovered on the alleged offender. For instance, if Cannabis (marijuana) was uncovered from your pockets, the convicting prosecutor would have a case of actual possession of marijuana.
Constructive possession is instituted if Cannabis (marijuana) is uncovered from a location where multiple people have access. In these circumstances, the convicting prosecutor will have a complicated time establishing that you possessed the marijuana. Florida law obligates prosecutors to comply with the law of constructive possession.
Constructive possession law obligates the prosecutor to prove distinct fundamentals prior to a conviction:
Finally, regardless of whether you are charged with a misdemeanor or a felony, your Florida driver's license will be suspended for two years if you are adjudicated guilty by the court.
The Law Offices of Germain & McCarthy, LLC provide two separate primary defenses strategies for our clients. Our attorneys challenge misdemeanor marijuana cases with basis of illegal search and seizure or insufficient supporting evidence.
Our experienced Brevard County marijuana defense attorneys with The Law Offices of Germain & McCarthy, LLC can effectively defend clients accused of marijuana charges. Our attorneys understand that any drug possession accusation can be damaging to your reputation. We will utilize our competent knowledge of Florida’s drug laws to represent you. Contact us by calling (321) 253-3447 or submit your information in our online form. The Law Offices of Germain & McCarthy, LLC defends clients for Misdemeanor Marijuana charges in Brevard County, Volusia County, Seminole County, Orange County, Osceola County, and Indian River County, FL.