Q: Will I have to take another drug test in court at dismissal hearing?
First offense ever possession of marijuana, I have completed all court required procedures and have finished up all my probation officer visits, and all of my drug test have come back negative because I've been clean the whole time, however my physician just prescribed me some medicine due to an illness. So what I'm wondering is at my last court date where they tell me my case is dismissed will I be drug tested again in the court ?
A: It depends what jurisdiction you are in. Typically they will not drug test you if you have complied with all of the requirements up until that point. However, you may want to bring a copy of your prescription and a letter for your doctor showing that you were recently prescribed that medication. In the event you did have to take a drug test you would have the paperwork to show why those drugs were in your system.
A: If you were represented by an attorney on the original charge, you should immediately contact your attorney. If you were not represented, then it would be advisable to consult with a criminal defense attorney in your local jurisdiction. If you are not represented, then be certain to take to court with you all your documentation regarding your medical treatment/prescriptions.
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