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Hillside Drug Possession Lawyer

Charged With Possessing CDS in Hillside New Jersey

A main category of criminal offense in the Township of Hillside is drug possession. The varieties of drugs that can result in someone being charged with this type of charge in Hillside is almost limitless although some controlled dangerous substances (“CDS”) are encountered more frequently than others. Chances are that you were arrested for cocaine, heroin, MDMA, LSD or possession of marijuana in Hillside. Hiring a lawyer who is adept in defending drug/cds cases is precisely what you need if it is your desire to achieve the best result in your possession case.

The attorneys at our firm, the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall, have over a century of combined experience defending drug possession charges of all kinds at the Union County Superior Court in Elizabeth, including those arising in Hillside. Several lawyers on our staff also happen to be former prosecutors and this allows that to a unique perspective on what it takes to successfully defend allegations that a client possessed drugs in Hillside or another municipality. We know how to effectively attack a improper motor vehicle stop or search, and you can trust that our defense attorney is committed to doing what it will take to secure the most favorable outcome of your case. To speak to a lawyer at our firm anytime 24/7, contact us at 908-272-1700.

CDS Possession Charge in Hillside

Almost all CDS possession charges in Hillside are filed under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10 including those involving heroin, MDMA, methamphetamine, LSD, cocaine and even marijuana. An offense resulting from possession of a prescription legend drug like Xanax, Oxycodone, Hydrocodone or another medication arise our of N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10.5. Both of these laws make it illegal to knowingly possess a CDS for personal use without a valid prescription. The penalties that you face for personal possession in Hillside hinge on the type and quantity of drugs involved. The headings below outline some of the important information if you allegedly possessed CDS in Hillside

Hillside CDS Possession Defense Attorney

Whether you have been charged with distribution of CDS in Hillside or personal possession, the penalties that apply under New Jersey law can be severe. This should be more than reason for  you to pick up the telephone and contact the attorneys at our office. You will need a skilled defense lawyer if you are going to avoid a criminal record and penalties that include the possibility of imprisonment. An attorney at the Marshall Law Firm is armed to serve you formidably in this capacity. For a free consultation with one of our lawyer to learn how we can go about helping you, call 908-272-1700.