Folsom, CA asked in Cannabis & Marijuana Law and Juvenile Law for California

Q: Can my probation officer take my weed from my room if I’m a juvenile and weed has nothing to do with my probation condit

2 Lawyer Answers
Robert Kane
Robert Kane
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Eagan, MN
  • Licensed in California

A: Yes, your "probation officer take [your] weed from [your] room if [you are] juvenile and weed has nothing to do with [your] probation condit."

Cannabis is legal in California. You can buy cannabis if you are:

18 or older with a physician’s recommendation (medicinal use)

21 or older (adult use)

James L. Arrasmith
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Sacramento, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: As a juvenile on probation, you are subject to certain conditions and restrictions as part of your probation. These conditions may include drug testing and restrictions on drug use, even if the drug in question is not related to the offense that led to your probation.

If your probation officer has reason to believe that you are using drugs, including marijuana, they may have the authority to search your room and seize any drugs or drug paraphernalia they find. This is because probation officers have a duty to ensure that you are complying with the terms of your probation and not engaging in any behavior that could lead to further legal trouble.

However, if you believe that your probation officer has acted improperly or violated your rights, you may want to consult with an attorney who specializes in juvenile law. They can help you understand your legal rights and options and may be able to assist you in challenging any actions taken by your probation officer.

It's important to remember that as a juvenile on probation, you are subject to certain restrictions and conditions, and violating these conditions can have serious consequences. It's important to comply with the terms of your probation and work with your probation officer to ensure that you are meeting your obligations and avoiding any behavior that could lead to further legal trouble.

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