Ypsilanti, MI asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law and Criminal Law for Michigan

Q: If a Misdemeanor marijuana possession charge from 2013 is just now going into pre-trial, will it be dismissed?

A possession charge from 2013 was never taken care of. On a trek to take care of old stuff, it was assigned a pre-trial/arraignment date. How likely is it that the judge will dismiss the case given the current legality of marijuana in the state?

1 Lawyer Answer
Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: Wow! Haven't seen one of those in awhile. The court would not have to dismiss it, because it sounds like it was charged at the time and just not addressed. However, I would imagine the prosecutor will be very interested in resolving this favorable and quickly.

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