Traverse City Defense Attorneys Handling Marijuana Possession Charges
Marijuana possession is one of the most common drug crimes in Michigan and throughout the United States. Many people are under the false impression that marijuana possession charges are not serious. However, a conviction for marijuana possession can have a significant impact on your life.
At Amberg, Amberg & Williams, we have more than 35 years of experience challenging marijuana charges in Northern Michigan. We treat these cases seriously, and we will investigate all the facts surrounding your arrest. Our lawyers understand the complexities of Michigan’s strict marijuana laws and can build a strong defense on your behalf.
Understanding What You Are Facing
Penalties for a marijuana possession conviction include fines, jail time and the possibility of losing your driver’s license.
Additionally, having a criminal record can affect you when you least expect it:
- Applying for a job
- Applying for college
- Renting an apartment
- Traveling abroad
- Child custody determinations
At Amberg, Amberg & Williams, our legal team will aggressively defend your possession charge in criminal court. We will fight to minimize any future consequences associated with possession of marijuana or drug paraphernalia.
Aggressively Defending Against Your Marijuana Charge
Our skilled lawyers will look for weaknesses in the prosecution’s case. Our goal is to have the case dismissed entirely. If that is not possible, we will work diligently to have the penalties reduced. We will uncover all possible defenses to your marijuana possession charges, which may include:
- Did you have a marijuana card giving you permission to possess medical marijuana?
- If you were stopped while driving, was the traffic stop legal?
- Did police have a valid reason to search the vehicle?
These are just a few of the possibilities we will consider. You can rely on the team at Amberg, Amberg & Williams to be by your side fighting for your rights throughout this process. Our attorneys also provide protection for other related drug offenses, such as marijuana cultivation and marijuana trafficking.
Arrested With Marijuana or Drug Paraphernalia in Northern Michigan? Our Attorneys Can Help.
Our criminal defense lawyers are recognized for their success in handling marijuana possession cases. We are ready to help you fight your charges. For a free consultation, call 231-735-8575 or toll free 866-447-9209. You can also contact our law firm online.