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Scotch Plains NJ Drug Possession Attorney

Possession of CDS in Scotch Plains New Jersey

The Scotch Plains Police make traffic stops all the time that lead to the driver or occupants of the vehicle being charged with possession of marijuana, cocaine, heroin or other drugs. Two recent newspaper articles revealed this very scenario in Scotch Plains New Jersey with individuals being arrested for possession of prescription legend drugs (Xanax and Percocet) and cocaine. It is not uncommon to have a routine stop for speeding or another alleged violation to end up in a drug/CDS possession offense. If you are facing a Scotch Plains drug possession charge, you need to retain a qualified drug possession attorney to represent you in court. At the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall, our lawyers provide top-notch representation utilizing over a century of experience defending CDS possession charges throughout Union County. A lawyer who has handled many drug cases arising in municipalities like Scotch Plains, is ready to help you get the best outcome in your case. Call us for a free consultation at 908-272-1700 with one of our attorneys.

Scotch Plains Drug Possession Charge

It is illegal under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10 for any person to knowingly possess a controlled dangerous substance (“CDS”) in Scotch Plains that was not legally prescribed. The headings that follow summarize some of the more important aspects of this law for those who are facing a Scotch Plains drug possession charge.

Defenses to a Scotch Plains CDS Possession Offense

There are many ways in which you can challenge a drug possession charge. Your attorney will review the facts of your case and provide an assessment of what defenses would be most advantageous to raise. Because drug possession arrests occur either on the street, or as a result of a car stop, some of the common defenses include:

Scotch Plains CDS Possession Defense Lawyer

CDS possession charges can have a serious impact on your job and your life. Call us at The Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall to get help from a defense lawyer so that negative consequences can be avoided. Our attorneys have successfully helped clients get a possession offense downgraded or even dismissed. Let us use our extensive experience as prosecutors and accomplished criminal lawyers to secure the very best result in your case for possessing drugs/CDS in Scotch Plains. An attorney is available immediately to assist you at 908-272-1700.

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