NJ METHAMPHETAMINE POSSESSION AND DISTRIBUTION OFFENSES
Defend Yourself Against Meth Possession and Distribution Charges in New Jersey with the Law Offices of Todd Spodek
Possession and distribution of methamphetamine in New Jersey is considered a severe drug offense that carries heavy penalties, such as fines, imprisonment, and a criminal record. The Law Offices of Todd Spodek is reputed for being a highly specialized law firm focused on defending individuals throughout the state facing charges for possessing or distributing methamphetamine.
Our team comprises a former prosecutor, Todd Spodek, and three other highly experienced criminal lawyers who have dealt with complex drug cases over the years. We are passionate about offering our clients exceptional legal representation through an exhaustive review of their case’s facts to provide the defense possible.
If you’re facing meth possession or distribution charges, we understand this can be quite an intimidating experience. Therefore, we offer a free consultation where you can discuss your case with one of our experienced drug defense attorneys to address all your concerns. Our services extend to people residing in counties such as Hudson County, Union County, Monmouth County Middlesex County, Ocean County Burlington County Morris County Somerset County Essex County Mercer County Bergen.
Understanding Methamphetamine Possession Charges in New Jersey
Under New Jersey law, possession of methamphetamine constitutes a third-degree offense punishable by up to five years’ imprisonment alongside fines amounting to $15,000. If you possessed the drug with intent to distribute it or were found within 1000 feet proximity of school zones while possessing the substance, consequences could become even more severe.
Therefore it’s important that upon being charged with possession of methamphetamine in New Jersey you have access to excellent legal representation like ours that will work tirelessly towards mitigating potential consequences by exploring all possible legal defenses.
Defending Possession with Intent to Distribute Charges
Being charged with possession involving any amount of methamphetamine becomes much more complicated when accused of intent to distribute; this can attract more severe penalties depending on the drug’s quantity and circumstances of your arrest.
As a Schedule II drug, methamphetamine is one of the most addictive and dangerous narcotics in circulation today. Thankfully, we have vast experience handling complex possession distribution cases involving this substance due to the state of New Jersey’s strict regulations on methamphetamine possession and distribution.
It’s also worth noting that possession charges intending to distribute may attract up to first-degree offenses with penalties dependent on circumstance under which posession and intent to distribute was done . Our experienced attorneys will challenge prosecution by thoroughly reviewing police records investigating law enforcement conduct, among other crucial factors that could determine weaknesses in any potential case presented by the prosecution.
Understanding Methamphetamine Distribution Charges in New Jersey
Under New Jersey Criminal Code anyone accused of selling, transferring or offering for sale meth can face severe drug distribution charges that can lead to severe consequences such as high fines, imprisonment and community service. This offense is prohibited primarily under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5, which prohibits manufacturing, dispensing, distributing drugs across various types including methamphetamine.
The penalty upon conviction for possessing five ounces or more will be regarded as a first-degree criminal offense punishable by up to $300,000 fine and 20 years’ imprisonment. Anything below five ounces would be treated as a second-degree charge attracting fines amounting up to $15000 with imprisonment up to 10 years upon conviction.
Effective Legal Representation for Your Methamphetamine Possession & Distribution Charges
The Law Offices of Todd Spodek pride themselves on having highly skilled criminal defense attorneys passionate about providing legal representation in methamphetamine possession and distribution cases. Our attorneys are available and operate round-the-clock so that you can reach out anytime you want through our contact centre where our expert lawyer will immediately assist you without delay.
We understand how daunting facing these charges may feel; therefore, we provide free initial consultations without obligation for you so that we can help you explore all available options under the law. Our record of over a century worth of combined experience in defending the accused makes us confident we can offer you an aggressive legal representation towards achieving the possible outcome in your methamphetamine possession or distribution case.
Ultimately, our aim is to provide zealous legal representation defending your rights and ensuring that you receive a fair trial under New Jersey law. Contact us today at 212-300-5196 for a free consultation without obligation.
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