Atlanta, GA asked in Criminal Law for Georgia

Q: I was pulled over with my boyfriend and there was drugs in the car we both went to jail I bonded out will I go to prison

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Morris  Margulis
Morris Margulis
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Duluth, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: If this is your first offense, you are likely not facing prison time, unless there are other aggravating circumstances, such as weapons or significant quantities of the drugs. If you do have some criminal history, the answer will turn on the details of that history - what your past charges were, how long ago they occurred, etc.

It is possible that the DA's office tries to scare you with a stiff penalty unless you cooperate as a witness against your boyfriend, which can go sideways in a number of ways.

Regardless, of course you should absolutely retain a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible.

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