Q: My girlfriend got charged with poss cs pg 1 gt=4glt200g she didn't know they were in the car how likely are they to drop
The passenger admitted they were his and that she had no knowledge of them being in his possession she thinks they will drop the charges on her I disagree and think she needs an attorney it's a 2nd degree felony
A: She is facing 2 to 20 years confinement and, even if granted probation she will be facing a lifetime as a convicted felon. In my opinion, this is not something to take chances with and it frankly seems like the same type of risky decision as hanging out with drug traffickers. You might want to reconsider your future with her since she may not be the type of person you want in your life for the long term. Trying to "save" somebody from themselves is not a path to long-term happiness. Be careful how you try to save a drowning person so they don't drag you down too.
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A: Since your girlfriend was arrested, there is very little chance that they will drop the charge against her. The fact that the passenger claimed ownership of the drugs is technically irrelevant to whether she is guilty. Temember, she is charged with possession, not ownership. In Texas and almost everywhere else, drughs can be "possessed" by several people at the same time. Imagine a gathering of friends where one person pulls out a joint (or a "blunt" if you're under 30) and passes it around. Even though only the first person owns the marihuana, everyone who takes a hit is in possession of the pot.
Your girlfriend definitely needs a lawyer.
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