Santa Monica, CA asked in Criminal Law for California

Q: Hi! OK So I got arrested yesterday for the sale of xanax to an undercover cop in Los Angeles (Santa Monica) 11375(b)(1)

I have a prior dismissal in 2014 of possession. Will I be going to jail for this? I have a family and it was a one time thing.

I spent 3 hours in jail yesterday and it was the worst 3 hours of my life. It was a moronic mistake which I will never repeat again..what is going to happen!!

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Rana Parsanj
Rana Parsanj
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Glendale, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: You have been arrested for a matter that may be charged in a variety of ways. Regardless of the charge, Adequate representation is necessary to protect your rights and defend your liberty. An attorney can provide further consultation with more information regarding your prior history and the nature of the interaction with law enforcement. Do not speak to anyone other than an attorney regarding your matter while this situation is pending. You have a right to remain silent and not incriminate yourself. You are entitled to an attorney to represent your interests regardless of your ability to pay. Take care.

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