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Hillside Drug Distribution Attorney

CDS Distribution Charge in Hillside New Jersey

A serious variety of criminal offense that often arises in Hillside New Jersey is drug distribution. It is illegal to sell, distribute or possess with intent to distribute any controlled dangerous substance (“CDS”) like marijuana, cocaine, MDMA (i.e. Ecstasy & Molly), methamphetamine, heroin, LSD and prescription legend drugs without a license to do so. If you were arrested and charged with distribution of drugs/cds in the Township of Hillside, you must contact an attorney as soon as possible. You are facing a felony charge that can land you in prison for years and hiring a lawyer who is skilled in defending drug distribution charges is your best move to protect yourself. The lawyers at our firm, the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall, can provide you with skills and knowledge acquired over 100 plus years practicing throughout Union County, including in Hillside NJ. If you would like a comprehensive review of the facts surrounding your arrest, including the circumstances under which your car or residence was searched, contact our office at 908-272-1700. Attorneys are available to assist you around the clock so do not hesitate to contact us at your convenience.

Hillside CDS Distribution Offense

N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5 makes it illegal to manufacturer, sell or distribute any form of CDS in Hillside or elsewhere in New Jersey without a medical license. This law also makes it unlawful to control drugs with the intention of distribution (i.e. possession with intent to distribute). The severity of the penalties for selling or distributing drugs hinges on the type and quantity of cds being sold. The headings below outline what you face if you have been charged with distribution in Hillside.

The consequences of a Hillside drug charge are enhances even further when it involves distribution in a school zone or a public park zone.

There are many defenses to a distribution charge that a savvy attorney may pursue on your behalf including challenging the search or seizure made in a car, house or apartment, the basis for issuance of a search warrant and any other defective manner in which your arrest was conducted. Our lawyers can also assist you in gaining admission into the Pretrial Intervention Program.

Hillside CDS Distribution Defense Lawyer

A CDS distribution offense obviously has the ability to be catastrophic. A conviction always carries that potential for a state prison term and other severe penalties that a skilled defense lawyer can help you avoid. Attorneys with considerable experience and knowledge in defending a indictment or charge for selling drugs is going to provide you with the best chance of maintaining your liberty and averting other penalties that apply under 2C:35-5. The lawyers at the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall have over a century of experience to insure you are fully protected against a conviction. Call 908-272-1700 to speak to an attorney on our staff immediately.