several small stashes of marijuana were found. My oldest received a simple possession charge. She does not partake in marijuana. If I took a negative hair follicle drug test to court and questioned the fact that the car is not hers, would the charge possibly be dropped?
Daughter needs a competent attorney now to prepare for a Preliminary Hearing. The hair test would be heresay without expert testimony, but is something to tell the DA. She does not want a drug conviction on her record. It sounds like a consent search also.
You did not say what contraband is involved. But many Misdemeanors involve a possible 11 month, 29 day Sentence. Meth requires at least 30 days in Jail. Hire an attorney to seek Diversion, Dismissal and Expungement.
Thank you for your question. You can be charged with violating T.C.A. 39-16-201, which is the introduction or possession of weapons, explosives, intoxicants or drugs into a penal institution where prisoners are quartered. Violation of this statute is a Class C Felony, so it is extremely important...Read more »
I live in dayton ohio where it is decriminalized when I went to court they had no record on file. The judge issued me an arraingment date.. Could i get this dismissed since they didnt have the ticket on file on the date of court
The Citation can be produced, reissued or even converted to an Arrest Warrant very quickly. Ohio laws have no bearing in TN, which apparently you would have been in violation of also. Hire an attorney now. You need to get this Diverted, Dismissed and Expunged, or it will mess up your life.
You will probably have to serve some portion of your Sentence. The Violation can be tried if you really think you can put on positive proof that the PO made a false statement on the VOP. That is a heavy burden though, with a painful ending when the Court locks you up. Like it or not Pot is...Read more »
My son who s 16 was given a citation from a police officer for illegal weapon on the back of the citation it says you have been charged with a municipal offence and do you do not have to appear in court and the officer marked 1 charge 100.00. When I went to pay it they said the officer is new he... Read more »
General Sessions is not a Court of Record, and the Citations or Warrants can be amended or dismissed at anytime with new Charges being instituted. You might want to hire an attorney so this will be as painless as possible.
They had searched parts of my home when the initial accident occurred. My boyfriend had overdosed and they found the marijuana in his things. He later passed away and now theyre trying to pin it on me because we shared the same home and the person the pot belonged to is now deceased. My bail... Read more »
Unless you own the property, find another place to live now. You probably need a new phone and/or computer. Stay away from the people you have done illegal acts with. Work hard and stay out of trouble. Confidential Informants are doing everything they can to give the LEO's probable cause to...Read more »
was passing through Georgia when i was caught with 4 grams of weed. was left off with a citation only to find out my ticked is 1,345. after ding research the state maximum on possession of marijuana under an ounce is up to OR 1000 dollar fine. can i get this dropped? lowered? payments? MI 19 living... Read more »
They’re was a home invasion and one of the two tenants were shot. The other tenant of the home shot the intruder but got away. A detective got a search warrant and found a back back out side the home with approximately 4lbs of marijuana in the bag with scales and a couple thousand dollars. In the... Read more »
There are many different possible charges there, but a good estimate would be 6 to 8 year SOL 's. I recommend the tenants get new phones/computers, keep their mouths shut, and not ask anything about returning the firearms.
I am 19 facing a DUI charge. I made the terrible decision to drive after I was drinking with some friends. I did not really know my limit; therefore, I was too intoxicated. Prior to that I smoked marijuana so I know that both substances will appear in my blood sample. The violation listed on my... Read more »
I would hire a competent local criminal defense attorney. At a very minimum, you will spend 48 hours in jail, perhaps more with the marijuana charge. You will have to attend a DUI class and pay fines and court costs.
If you want a license, you will have to pay for an ignition interlock...Read more »
We live in FL. We were traveling to TN and got pulled over. Now my boyfriend has to go to court which the officer said he can just have a lawyer present for him so he doesnt have to travel all the way up there. What would the cost of a lawyer be and this would be his first offense in TN. What would... Read more »
He was sitting in a car in the street in front of his friend's parents' house. The officer said he smelled marijuana and took a small amount of marijuana from my son. His friend's parents confirmed that he was staying with them. His citation is for simple possession (39-17-318). Now... Read more »
If Marijuana was found on your son then he could be charged with Simple Possession of a schedule VI drug. These type of cases are not usually dropped. It sounds like his first court date is an appearance date which is a formality to give defendant's their trial dates and possibly apply for an...Read more »
I’ve used thc and cps has closed my case after successfully passing random drug screens. I failed the first one but cps still closed the case. How likely is it for I, the mother to lose custody of my 2 year old child? Also, I have proof (pictures and messages of him advertising) of the father... Read more »
From your question it seems as if there is no current court case. If that is the case, then you are probably fine. If here is a court action currently lodged with the court, then you need to revise your question and add additional detail to allow attorneys to better respond. Good Luck!
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