Q: I have a pending 2nd degree felony with a $25,000 fine , do I need a lawyer?
I bought edibles in Colorado state in a legal store. I was with 2 friends and the person driving MY car got us pulled over for speeding and the officer did a search to find her driver's license. Also what happens if I don't get a lawyer and represent myself in court ?
A: You need to retain a lawyer, They are not legal in Texas. The search may be illegal.
Jo Ann Linzer agrees with this answer
A: I agree with Penny that you need to retain a lawyer. The range of punishment for this offense will depend on what substance is in the edibles and on the amount that were in the car. An attorney can review the discovery and assess the evidence to determine if there was probable cause for the officer to search the vehicle for the driver's license and if there are any other issues related to the search.
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