Marijuana Crimes The Right Attorney Makes All The Difference

Virginia Beach Marijuana Attorneys

Serving Clients in Virginia Beach & Surrounding Communities

Are you facing charges for a marijuana-related crime? Marijuana crimes can result in jail time and expensive fines. These consequences can be even harsher depending on the amount of marijuana and whether you have had any other convictions.

At The Law Offices of Daniel J. Miller, we understand how frightening it can be to get arrested by law enforcement, which is why we are here to guide you through the legal process and ensure that your rights and interests are fully protected.

Call (757) 517-2942 to find out what our criminal defense lawyers can do for you.

Penalties for Possession & Sale of Marijuana

Unless you have a valid prescription, it is illegal to possess marijuana. If you have been charged with possession of marijuana, you face the following penalties:

  • First Offense: Treated as a misdemeanor. Punishable with up to 30 days in jail and a $500 fine.
  • Second Offense: Treated as a class one misdemeanor. Punishable with up to twelve months in jail and a $2,500 fine.

In addition to fines and time in jail, possession of marijuana can result in your driver’s license being suspended.

If you are being charged for selling or distributing marijuana, the severity of the punishment will depend on the amount of marijuana. If you have been found with less than one-half ounce of marijuana, you can be charged with a class one misdemeanor. If you have more than one-half ounce, but less than five pounds of marijuana, you can be charged with a class five felony. Class five felonies carry a prison sentence of at least one year but not more than 10 years. If you have been charged for having more than 5 pounds of marijuana, you face a prison sentence that is less than five years but not more than 30 years. Police can also seize any property they believe was used in connection with the marijuana crime. This includes things like your money, car, and house.

Speak to a Virginia Beach Marijuana Defense Lawyer

If you have been arrested for a marijuana-related crime, you should immediately consult with our team of legal professionals to discuss the details of your case. Our experienced lawyers are dedicated to providing clients throughout Virginia Beach with exceptional legal representation. We will handle every aspect of your case and aggressively defend your rights in court. Let us put our skills to work for you today.

Call (757) 517-2942 to schedule a free consultation with our attorneys.

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Case Results

A Track Record of Success
  • Obtaining a Protective Order – Virginia Beach Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Domestic Violence

    Our client was seeking a protective order against her husband to obtain exclusive use and possession of the home and to require him to have no future hostile contact with her.

  • Underage Possession of Alcohol – Norfolk General District Court DUI

    Our client was alleged to have illegally possessed alcohol in the city of Norfolk.

  • Pre Litigation Defense – Rape - Virginia Beach General District Court Sex Crimes

    Our client was the respondent of a protective order wherein the petitioner alleged that she was raped.

  • Protective Order - Norfolk Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Family Law

    Our client's estranged wife had filed a protective order to prohibit him from having contact with her to gain exclusive use and possession of the home and an upper hand in their divorce proceedings.

  • Bond Hearing – DUI 4th Offense - Virginia Beach Circuit Court DUI

    Our client was charged fourth offense driving under the influence.

  • Violation of Protective Order – Chesapeake Circuit Court - Appeal Domestic Violence

    Our client was under a protective order to have no hostile contact with his family.

  • Breaking and Entering with Intent to Commit Misdemeanor – Felony – Virginia Beach General District Court Felony Defense

    Our client was charged with breaking and entering with intent to commit a misdemeanor, but the Commonwealth agreed to dismiss the charge at the preliminary hearing stage against our client who suffered severe and debilitating mental illness.

  • Felony Third Offense Petty Larceny Virginia Beach General District Felony Defense

    We were successful in negotiating a reduction from a felony third offense petty larceny charge.

  • Appeal Possession of Marijuana - Chesapeake Circuit Court Drug Crimes

    Our client plead not guilty to a second offense possession of marijuana charge.

  • DUI Reduced to Reckless Driving – Isle of Wight General District Court DUI

    Our client was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after officers arrived on a call for service in a church parking lot.

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