Yes, juveniles caught possessing marijuana in New Jersey will lose their driving privileges for two years, as well as facing big fines and the potential of a sentence to a juvenile detention facility.
While the presumption for first time offenders is to avoid the harshest penalties, judges in New Jersey don’t just let a marijuana possession incident slide.
Your child may be eligible for a number of alternative sentencing programs that can help mitigate the consequences.
A record that includes punishment for drug possession can negatively impact your child’s ability to get into college, get student loans, find an apartment, and get a good job.
Attorney Matthew Reisig has successfully defended juveniles throughout New Jersey, and understands that when a young person is facing serious charges, it affects everyone in their life.
Call 732-625-9661 today to talk to an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney for free.