Charges of marijuana sales carry worse penalties upon conviction if the marijuana was allegedly sold by an adult to a minor. Even a 21-year-old giving marijuana to a teenage brother or sister may face much more serious consequences as a result of the age of the person who received the drug.
If you or someone you love was accused of selling marijuana, it's important to consult with an experienced Albany drug crime lawyer as quickly as possible. James E. Tyner and the legal team at Tyner Legal are available to help you right now. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation and review your case options.
Many people assume that “marijuana sales” must involve cash paid for the marijuana. In fact, exchanging or trading anything of value for pot (weed) can result in a charge of marijuana trafficking for the supplier. Claiming that the marijuana was “given as a gift” does not hold water in most cases — and is not a valid defense in a marijuana sales case.
If you have been charged with the sale of marijuana in Albany, you have a serious legal problem that must be dealt with sooner rather than later. If you are convicted, penalties may include:
Clients of The Law Office of James E. Tyner, PLLC can count on a focused defense, a detailed investigation, determined negotiations with the prosecution and any other form of committed advocacy likely to bring about a less severe outcome. In many cases, law enforcement is found to have committed an illegal search & seizure, resulting in case dismissal for lack of admissible evidence.
Were you charged with marijuana sales in Albany or across the state of NY but were not actually in immediate possession of the drug? Did the police force you to forfeit your car or cash that you had with you? You may have been a victim of circumstances, charged with “constructive possession” of marijuana belonging to someone else.
Whatever your circumstances, you need aggressive, skilled legal representation. While no results can be predicted or guaranteed in any criminal matter, clients of Albany drug crime lawyer James E. Tyner are encouraged by the many successful outcomes that the law firm has obtained.
The cost of hiring the wrong lawyer can compromise the rest of your life. Don’t take chances if you have been charged with cultivation, possession or distribution of marijuana in Albany. To schedule a free consultation, call 518-783-3800 or email us directly.