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Experienced Defense Lawyers: Fighting Mushroom Charges in NJ
As psilocybin-containing mushrooms are not commonly found in New Jersey, charges associated with it can be taken seriously. The Law Offices of Todd Spodek is your trusted lawyer when it comes to expertise in defending these types of cases as our lawyers possess over 200 years of combined experience defending drug offenses throughout New Jersey.
Our team comprises 11 lawyers who specialize exclusively in criminal defense, where you will fervently have a certified criminal trial attorney on your side. Our firm holds former county prosecutors who served for decades in key positions such as the Director of the Drug Task Force, Major Crimes Bureau, Juvenile Unit, and an entire Trial Division. With all our attorneys recognized by industry peers for their exceptional advocacy abilities and representation skills.
Committed to serving you better, we understand that psilocybin-containing mushroom charges can occur in any context, not just in clubs or concerts. As such, our firm has conveniently located offices throughout the state, including Freehold, Jersey City, Elizabeth, Mount Holly, Toms River, Somerville, Mays Landing, Woodbury, Newark New Brunswick Trenton Flemington Morristown and Camden.
Types of Mushroom Charges
Possession of Psilocybin-containing Mushrooms: Possessing mushrooms containing such substances is a hallucinogenic or psychedelic substance under Schedule I of the Controlled Dangerous Substance Act and a severe one at that resulting up to five years imprisonment and $35k fine under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10
Selling/Distributing/Possessing with Intent to Distribute Psilocybin-Containing Mushrooms: Distribution of mushrooms either face a second-degree or third-degree crime depending on quantity. Possessing mushrooms with an ounce or more fare worse as it’s considered second-degree crime punishable by between 5-10 years imprisonment and a fine up to $150k. Less than an ounce, it’s a third-degree crime carrying up to five years imprisonment and $75k fine.
Possession or Distribution of Psilocybin-Containing Mushrooms in a School Zone: Possessing mushrooms within 1000 feet of school property results in an additional penalty of 100 hours of community service. On the other hand, distribution is a separate offense under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-7 and carries its punishments.
Distribution of Mushrooms Within 500 Feet of a Public Park or Housing Project: Distributing mushrooms within 500 feet of such institutions is an extra second-degree crime under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-7.1.
Challenging Mushroom Charges with NJ Criminal Lawyers
At The Law Offices of Todd Spodek, we provide comprehensive services as our attorneys challenge mushroom charges using their expertise in criminal defense. That includes challenging searches and seizures while questioning the credibility of confidential informants to dismantle the charges facing you.
We understand that all situations are unique and may find solutions on a case-by-case basis to work towards different types of outcomes for clients needing our help beat mushroom charges at trial, secure downgrade, or outright dismissal.
Moreover, we can explore the possibility of diversion and rehabilitation programs like Pretrial Intervention or Drug Court to seek alternatives than incarceration – this may be an excellent option if you qualify for them.
Contact Our Attorneys Today
When it comes to such severe allegations, there’s no better course than enlisting experienced criminal defense attorneys’ help like those at The Law Offices of Todd Spodek for results possible when facing mushroom charges.
You don’t have to face it alone! Contact us today at (877) 450-8301 for a free consultation with one of our leading lawyers who can give you the chance at winning your case and ensuring your future remains unblemished from mushroom charges on your record.
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