Hyattsville, MD asked in Criminal Law for Virginia

Q: Will i get jail time for my first drug charge

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Shemeka C Hankins
Shemeka C Hankins
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Virginia Beach, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: No one on this forum can answer your question without more information about you and your charge. However, a public forum isn't the best place to engage in this conversation. You need to seek out information from a lawyer in the jurisdiction (area) that you got the charges in. They will have the best idea of what courts do in that town. If it is a possession of narcotic for the first time, you may be eligible for first offender program but would need more information to know. If it is a distribution charge, jail time is more likely. Get with an attorney fast - good luck!

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