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Marijuana Possession For Sale Attorney in Torrance

Handing Cases Throughout the South Bay and Los Angeles

The California Health and Safety Code makes it a felony to possess marijuana for purposes of sale. If you are convicted of this crime, you may be facing anywhere from two, three or four years in state prison. However, you can be prosecuted for each type of drug (marijuana, cocaine, heroin, meth, etc.) you tried to sell or each sale you intended to make, dramatically increasing the amount of prison time you may have to serve if you are convicted.

If you’ve been accused of possessing drugs for sale, you require the services of an aggressive, experienced and knowledgeable criminal defense lawyer.

Our attorneys at Ernenwein & Mathes, LLP, are experienced Los Angeles criminal defense lawyers with over 60 combined years of experience defending persons accused of marijuana possession for purposes of sale. 

Call our team at (310) 361-3068 to learn more about how we can help you.

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Contact Our Torrance, CA Marijuana Possession For Sale Attorney Today

Robert Ernenwein is a former Los Angeles deputy district attorney and is certified as a Criminal Law Specialist by the California State Bar Board of Legal Specialization. He has been selected for inclusion in California Super Lawyers for several years and has appeared as a legal analyst on multiple cable news programs, including Fox News.

The experience and capabilities that the attorneys at Ernenwein & Mathes, LLP, will bring to your marijuana possession for purposes of sale defense are unmatched.

Have you or someone you know been charged with a crime? Contact Ernenwein & Mathes, LLP, Los Angeles and Orange County criminal defense lawyers today at (310) 361-3068 for a free case review.

Accused of Selling Marijuana in California?

Being accused of selling marijuana is a very serious charge. Some people view this kind of charge as less serious than other crimes. Yet, marijuana possession for the purpose of sale is often charged as a felony offense, meaning you could be looking at years behind bars. If you or someone you know has been arrested for selling marijuana, there are a few things you need to know.

The California Health and Safety Code makes it a felony to possess marijuana for purposes of sale. If you are convicted of this crime, you may be facing anywhere from two, three or four years in state prison. However, you can be prosecuted for each type of drug (marijuana, cocaine, heroin, meth, etc.) you tried to sell, or for each sale you intended to make, dramatically increasing the amount of prison time you may have to serve if you are convicted.

 

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    - Kevin Q.
  • Michelle has had a profound impact on my life. She not only has a firm grasp of legal matters, but also of human emotions. This dynamic duo worked all hours of the day and night on my case. They exerted effort way beyond the amount that I had paid them.
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    Top 5 Things To Know About Marijuana Possession For Sale Charges

    It is important that you familiarize yourself with the law, possible penalties and defenses available. Below is a top 5 list to help educate you on this crime.

    1. California Health and Safety Code Section 11359 makes it a crime to possess marijuana that you intend to sell. Not only is it a crime, but it is also considered a felony, which has more severe consequences than a misdemeanor.
    2. A marijuana possession for sale conviction can lead to jail time of up to four years. If you are found guilty of selling additional types of drugs, you could be facing a longer jail sentence.
    3. The police look for signs of “intent to sell.” Police officers have certain signals they watch for that would indicate whether you are possessing marijuana for personal use or are planning to sell it. For example, they will consider how much marijuana you have, how it is packaged and even how much cash you have with you.
    4. There are many defenses to marijuana possession for sale charges. Just because you were accused of possessing marijuana with the intent to sell it, doesn’t mean you are automatically guilty. For example, you might have had the marijuana for your own personal use. There are many other possible defenses.
    5. Ernenwein & Mathes, LLP, South Bay drug defense attorneys can help you. It is important to work with an attorney who has experience defending marijuana possession for sale cases. A knowledgeable lawyer will work hard to keep you out of jail.

    Have you or someone you know been charged with a crime? Contact Ernenwein & Mathes, LLP, Los Angeles and Orange County criminal defense lawyers today at (310) 361-3068 for a free case review.

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