Possession With Intent to Sell/Deliver Marijuana Attorney in Detroit
Any Detroit case involving drug possession can lead to extremely serious criminal penalties, though this is exceptionally true in cases involving alleged intent to sell or deliver a drug. For marijuana, the difference between simple possession and possession with intent is huge, and can result in additional years or even decades behind bars, along with hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars in fines. A person can be charged with intent to sell or deliver for a wide variety of reasons, including possession of a large amount of marijuana which suggests personal use is not the primary purpose, or possession of marijuana combined with incriminating communications, large amounts of cash, weapons, or other evidence. Our Detroit drug crime defense lawyers know what it takes to win in even the most difficult drug offense cases, and we are ready right now to begin fighting with you and for you as you battle back against potentially life altering penalties.
With such serious charges and penalties on the line, it is crucial that you work with the best possible Detroit drug crime defense lawyer. At Grabel & Associates, our skilled and experienced team has proven their ability to provide clients with top-level defense throughout every stage of the drug crime defense process, and we know the steps that you need to take if you want to overcome PWI conviction. Under the direction of experienced trial lawyer and founder Scott Grabel, our defense lawyers will work through every individual detail of your case with you and will not rest until everything has been done to protect you from a detrimental result. Work with our team throughout investigation and a potential trial so that through every stage of your case, you know what you need to be doing to utilize your rights to your advantage. We are always available to begin representing you, and will immediately begin answering your legal questions as soon as you call us or contact us online.
Marijuana Possession With Intent Laws in Detroit, MI
Although marijuana is technically classified as a Schedule 1 narcotic in Michigan, there is separate legislation dealing with the punishment of marijuana possession and possession with intent. Detroit has some of the more lenient marijuana possession laws in the country, excluding those states which have recently decriminalized recreational use of the drug, however this leniency does not extend to cases involving intent to sell or deliver, or cases involving cultivation of marijuana. Anyone who has been accused of possession of marijuana (pot, weed etc.) with intent to sell, deal, or deliver the drug needs to get in touch with a qualified drug crime defense attorney right away and begin to work through some of the legal issues that will be involved in the case. Grabel & Associates is ready now to begin working with you or your loved one in Wayne County.
Wayne County Marijuana Possession With Intent Penalties
As with most drug crime cases, the specific penalties you will face depend greatly on the amount of the drug allegedly possessed. In marijuana possession with intent cases, according to Section 333.7401, can be penalized as follows:
- For amounts over 45 kg, or over 200 plants: up to 15 years behind bars and a ten million dollar fine.
- For amounts between 5 kg and 45 kg or between 20 and 200 plants: up to 7 years in prison and a fine of $500,000.
- For amounts under 5 kg or under 20 plants: up to 4 years in prison and a $20,000 fine.
In addition, any marijuana PWI conviction in Detroit will lead to a felony record, driver’s license suspension, potential asset forfeiture, and other serious penalties.
Our Approach to Drug Possession With Intent Defense in Marijuana Cases
At the Detroit law firm of Grabel & Associates, our team understands just how difficult it can be to ensure your best interests are sought after serious drug crime allegations. Our experienced lawyers know that you need a talented advocate on your side who truly believes in your right to be viewed as innocent until proven guilty, and who has ample experience working in tough drug crime cases like yours. Contact us now for a free initial case analysis and learn more about what we can do to help you in your fight for justice.