Charged with 2C:35-5, 2C35-10 or 2C:35-25 Then you Face the Following Penalties:
From Possession of Cocaine to a deck of Heroin, you face time in jail, community service, probation, the loss of your drivers license, fines and other penalties which depending on your offense could total up to $100,000 to $500,000. The penalties involved can affect you for the rest of your life. Once convicted (or sometimes even when just charged) of a Drug Charge in the State of New Jersey you will have a record on the NCIC or CCH database also known as a criminal record. A criminal record may ruin your chances of getting that important job, getting financial aid or even traveling to a foreign country. Don't let this happen to you. Many defenses exist even if you are guilty. Call our office at 1-800-9-RIGHTS and set up a free in office consultation to see how we can help you
To deal with the increase in arrests and crime associated with drug related offenses the penalties have also increased dramatically over the last 30 years. Today, even a simple possession charge could affect your job, your license or even your freedom. Don't let this happen to you! Our attorneys are experienced at handling even the toughest drug cases from possession to distribution. Whether you face a Municipal Court charges or a State drug charge we can help, but you must take the first step and call our office for the Free in office consultation.
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|Drug Type||Quantity||Offense||Max Jail Time||Max Fine|
|Dusting||½ ounce||3rd Degree Crime||5 years||$35,000|
|Ephedrine Products||9 or more grams||Disorderly Persons||180 days||$1000|
|Heroin or Cocaine||½ to 5 ounces or More||1st Degree Crime||20 years||$500,000|
|Heroin or Cocaine||1/2 to 5 ounces||2nd Degree Crime||10 years||$150,000|
|LSD||100+ Milligrams||1st Degree Crime||20 years||$500,000|
|LSD||100 milligrams||2nd Degree Crime||10 years||$150,000|
|LSD||100 milligrams||3rd Degree Crime||5 years||$35,000|
|Marijuana||25+ pounds||1st Degree Crime||20 years||$300,000|
|Marijuana||5 to 25 pounds||2nd Degree Crime||10 years||$150,000|
|Marijuana||7 ounces to 5 pounds||3rd Degree Crime||5 years||$25,000|
|Methamphetamine||5+ ounces||1st Degree Crime||20 years||$500,000|
|Methamphetamine||1/2 to 5 ounces||2nd Degree Crime||10 years||$150,000|
|Other Schedule I or II Drugs||1+ ounce||2nd Degree Crime||10 years||$150,000|
|Other Schedule I or II Drugs||1 ounce||3rd Degree Crime||5 years||$35,000|
|Schedule III or IV Drugs||codeine, steroids, testosterone, Xanax, Klonopin, Valium, etc.||3rd Degree Crime||5 years||$15,000|
|Schedule V Drugs||Less than 200 milligrams of codeine.
Less than 100 milligrams of dihydrocodeine.
Less than 100 milligrams of ethylmorphine.
Less than 2.5 milligrams diphenoxylate.
|4th Degree Crime||18 months||$10,000|
*98% Success Rate to Win, Reduce or Eliminate the penalties applies to all possession of drug charges and to first offense distribution charges in NJ. Past performance is not indicative of future result or performance, please seek out our free in office consultation to learn how we can help you.
The Penalties For Possession of these Commons Drug Offenses Can be upto 3 To 5 Years In Jail And Up To $35,000 In Fines:
- Opiates: morphine and codeine