Marijuana Possession Attorney in VA

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Marijuana or Derivative Substance Possession Matters

The Commonwealth of Virginia joins a number of states in the U.S. that are looking at changing marijuana possession laws. As new science offers the possibility of using marijuana or derivative substances for health or medicinal purposes, this may increase the chances of law enforcement charging residents with possession. Arrange now to consult with one of our criminal defense attorneys at Spigle, Massey & Clay, PLC.

Call (800)-218-5409 or contact us online to schedule your appointment.

Drug Offenses in Virginia Include Marijuana Possession

As with any other controlled substance, there are strict rules for the proper way to purchase and use marijuana, CBD oil, or any other such derivatives or compounds. Being apprehended and charged with marijuana possession would require case review by an experienced criminal defense lawyer. Spigle, Massey & Clay, PLC, offers clients strong criminal defense on marijuana possession and other drug crimes in Virginia. Whether you face state or federal offenses for possession, trafficking, or conspiracy, our attorneys are available to meet with you and review your options.

Strong Criminal Defense for Drug Possession and Trafficking Offenses

Virginia residents who face charges related to drug possession, trafficking, or conspiracy crimes can call Spigle, Massey & Clay, PLC. When law enforcement apprehends you for a drug offense, you need a lawyer who knows how to protect your rights. Our attorneys offer strong criminal defense for drug crimes like possession and trafficking. Local and federal agencies may combine forces to crack down on illegal drug activity. So, county, state, and federal law enforcement (DEA) operations may target individual offenders or suspected groups.

Insight on Defense Strategies for Drug Offense Charges in VA

As mentioned, law enforcement may apprehend individuals, groups or gangs involved in distributing narcotics and other controlled substances. These ‘drug sweeps’ occur as part of a wider net of enforcement to reduce trafficking, distribution, and more. Police may also confiscate weapons, personal property, or vehicles associated with an investigation, sweep, or seizure. In order for our attorneys to provide you with effective defense, it would be helpful to know the following:
  • Are the offenses designated as a misdemeanor or felony?
  • How did the narcotics or substance come into your possession, allegedly?
  • Is this a first-time offense, or part of a history of charges?
  • Was this a legitimate arrest?
  • Was this a local, state, or federal investigation?
  • What were the circumstances surrounding the substance?

Our attorneys may discuss these aspects and more with potential clients in order to derive the most effective strategy appropriate for the matter. Contact Spigle, Massey & Clay, PLC today!

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