Phoenix, AZ asked in Family Law, Adoption and Cannabis & Marijuana Law for Arizona

Q: If I find myself in family court, will the court know I have my medical marijuana card if I don't tell them?

1 Lawyer Answer
Jay Hall
Jay Hall
  • Family Law Lawyer
  • Scottsdale, AZ
  • Licensed in Arizona

A: There really is no advantage to concealing this. By statute, the family court cannot draw any negative inference from a valid medical marijuana card. If the opposing party alleges substance abuse, you may be ordered to test randomly for an extended period of time. The card may help preempt that. The depth of your question really isn't suited for this type of forum. These questions with fluid implications always should be discussed with an attorney whenever possible. If you don't feel like you need to hire an attorney, you might be right. But it's still in your best interest to take advantage of a free consultation where you can discuss things in far greater detail than a Q&A site will allow.

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