Guarding Against A Misdemeanor Or Felony Conviction Involving Marijuana

Although possessing marijuana for personal use is considered a misdemeanor (unlike illegally possessing a controlled substance), a conviction can have life-altering ramifications

If prosecutors convict you of charges involving possession of marijuana for personal use, you may face hefty fines. If you possess marijuana for reasons other than personal use, you may face felony charges with more serious penalties.

Marijuana Charges: Providing The Advantage You Need

At Simms & Associates, in Birmingham, we can help you avoid a conviction that may compromise your future opportunities.

We will scrupulously examine the circumstances of your case to build the best possible defense. We will work with you to determine whether litigation or negotiation will be the best course of action.

Any Amount Of Marijuana Is Illegal

Several states around the country have made efforts to decriminalize marijuana possession. Alabama has made only modest progress in this area. Possessing any amount of marijuana for personal use can lead to up to one year in jail and up to $6,000 in fines.

Possession of marijuana for personal use is the most minor marijuana-related criminal charges. If you are charged with possession for other than personal use, distribution, trafficking or cultivation of marijuana, you could face a long prison sentence. We'll work to analyze the facts of your case and develop a strong defense that fights these charges in an effective manner.

Enlist The Assistance Of An Aggressive Lawyer

When you've been charged with a marijuana offense in Alabama, you can depend on Simms & Associates to provide the aggressive representation and defense you need.

Contact us today to schedule your initial consultation. Call our Birmingham office at 205-453-9700 or send us an email.