Q: I have court in 3 days for a summons of 50 grams or less of marijuana . It was 1G to be exact . I have a medical card
A: You are facing a criminal record and possibly loosing your license for 2 years. The prosecutor could decide to drop the charge based on card or reasonably say that you did not have it when you were arrested and continue to prosecute you. With no legal knowledge you are putting yourself at risk and it is recoemended that you have an attorney.
A: You are facing a disorderly persons offense on the criminal complaint. Penalties include a fine up to $1,000, 6 months in jail and 6 months loss of driver’s license. The traffic summons carries a 2 year loss of your license. You should consult with a lawyer to see if you can avoid those penalties.
A: Everything is up to the judge and prosecutor but a medical marijuana card only helps you if you had it prior to your arrest. That's why I suggest you hire a good lawyer to try to avoid the loss of license criminal record possible jail and fines you face.
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