Milwaukee Marijuana Defense Lawyers
Marijuana is one of the most widely used drugs in the United States, with over 25 million Americans using it every year. Marijuana arrests account for approximately 44% of all drug related crimes in the U.S. While the drug was prohibited by the Federal government in 1937, studies have shown that the use of marijuana is less damaging to the body than the use of alcohol or tobacco.
Charges for marijuana range depend on whether you were simply in possession of the drug, distributing or manufacturing the drug, or simply selling paraphernalia. First offense possession charges are most often classified as a misdemeanor and may be discharged in specific situations. After the first offense, the charges become felonies, leading to more time in jail and higher fines. Jail sentences range from 30 days for paraphernalia possession to 15 years for distributing or manufacturing 10,000 g or more of the drug.
If you have been charged a marijuana related drug crime, you need an attorney who has the knowledge and experience to aggressively defend you. The Milwaukee marijuana defense lawyers of Kohler Hart Powell, SC understand the complexities of the legal system and will fight to ensure that you receive the fair trial that you deserve.
Your reputation, family, and future career opportunities may be negatively impacted by a conviction. If you are facing marijuana criminal drug charges, contact an attorney immediately to discuss your legal options.
The Milwaukee marijuana defense lawyers of Kohler Hart Powell, SC are committed to the quality of your defense. To schedule a consultation with a skilled lawyer, contact the Milwaukee office of Kohler Hart Powell, SC by calling (414) 271-9595.