California Cannabis / Marijuana Law

Experienced Marijuana Criminal Defense in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties

In most circumstances, it is illegal to be in possession of marijuana. Some people are unaware of how serious it can be to be caught with drugs in California. What may seem like a minor pot possession can result in a permanent criminal record. A lawyer who has experience with these types of cases can aggressively defend you. In fact, they can usually prevent any criminal charges against you. The District Attorneys as well as the courts in California tend to aggressively punish people who are illegally in possession of marijuana. Although California is on the liberal side when it comes to marijuana laws, you can still be punished harshly if you are unauthorized to be in possession of the substance. Being in possession of more than 1 oz, can appear as intent to distribute or sell, leading to more serious charges.

Immediately seek help from a skilled criminal defense attorney if you or a loved one has been arrested on a marijuana possession charge.

Your need for a knowledgeable criminal defense attorney dramatically increases if a prosecutor can prove you intended to sell or distribute marijuana. Upon conviction of intent to sell, you will have a felony on your record and possibly significant jail time. Numerous factors will affect your conviction including the amount of cash on you at the time of the arrest as well as recent phone calls in your calling log. Proof lies upon the prosecutor, making it crucial to have a skilled lawyer argue these factors.

Regardless of how you were accused of a marijuana possession, it is important to seek help. There are ways that a skilled criminal defense attorney at the Law Office of James M. Taylor can protect your freedom. We know the court system and can get your life back together by providing you a future free from jail time and a permanent criminal record.

These types of cases can be very complex, making the need for a competent criminal defense attorney even more crucial. We dedicate ourselves to each and every case, making our positive outcomes extremely high. Our experience with the court system will get you the results you need.

After being accused of marijuana possession, your time to seek legal representation is limited. The success of marijuana-related cases represented by attorney James M. Taylor is high, making our clients happy with their decision to contact us.

Our main goal is to provide our clients with a positive outcome in their case. We will use our many years of experience to aggressively defend you in court. We have obtained respect from court officials throughout the years by our integrity and professionalism in our cases. To speak us about your legal concerns, contact our office by phone at (951) 849-2081 or complete our online contact form. Initial consultations are free and confidential.