Don’t Let A Marijuana Possession Charge Derail Your Future
Do not confuse yourself: Punishments for marijuana conviction in South Carolina are still extremely harsh. What is for the most part a victimless crime can lead to you spending up to a month in jail and having a drug conviction on your record that can make it harder for you to stay in school, find housing or land a job.
At The Law Offices of L. Morgan Martin, we take your rights and interests seriously. We are experienced trial attorneys who represent people throughout the Myrtle Beach area facing marijuana possession charges. We can help you navigate the criminal justice system while protecting your rights, record and reputation.
‘Harmless’ Vacation Fun Can Cause Years Of Headaches
Many people come to the Myrtle Beach area to unwind. For some, that includes using marijuana. Many Coastal Carolina University students may partake at a party, unaware of the serious consequences that could result from a conviction.
Possession of up to an ounce of marijuana could mean up to 30 days in jail. More than an ounce could mean state or federal felony drug trafficking charges.
If you are arrested, remember that you have rights. You do not have to answer any questions. Additionally, you should never just plead guilty to try and make the matter “go away.” Even if you avoid jail, the conviction will stay on your record.
We are respected, proven criminal defense lawyers who will take a proactive approach to finding a favorable outcome for your case. This could mean getting charges reduced or dismissed. When necessary, it could mean asserting your rights and case before a jury, where our skills are unrivaled by most criminal defense lawyers in South Carolina.
Take These Charges Seriously. Call Us Today For Help.
As soon as you are arrested, you should ask to speak to an attorney. We invite you to contact us at our office in Conway to schedule a free consultation, where we can talk about your case. Send us an email or call us today at 800-506-0311 or 843-484-0993.