Kane County Marijuana Possession Lawyers

Marijuana possession is usually a misdemeanor charge in Illinois. Though it may seem like a relatively minor charge, it can have long-term consequences, particularly for young people. At The Law Office of Richard C. Irvin & Associates, our lawyers provide effective criminal defense to people facing charges for marijuana possession.

Aurora / Elgin – Marijuana Defense Attorney

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If you were arrested for marijuana possession, you may face court supervision, up to a year in jail or probation. In cities like Aurora, marijuana is often charged as an ordinance violation — like a traffic ticket — which means you will not face jail time. However, it is always important to take marijuana possession charges seriously, as they can have a significant impact on your future.

Protect your future. A conviction for marijuana possession may make it very difficult for you to obtain financial aid for college — it could even disqualify you completely for federal grants. Moreover, a conviction could jeopardize your eligibility for military service. By pursuing a disposition to get the charges dismissed off of your record, our attorneys can take steps to ensure that this alleged crime does not adversely affect your future.

The penalties for possession of cannabis in quantities greater than 30 grams are more significant. When you face charges for possessing large quantities of marijuana, it is essential to work with an experienced Aurora marijuana possession attorney. Our attorneys have more than 30 years of combined legal experience and are well-versed in criminal defense.