Possession of drug paraphernalia in New Jersey is a disorderly persons offense, known in other states as a misdemeanor.
While many people interpret that to mean that conviction isn’t serious, the opposite is true.
Conviction of a disorderly persons offense in New Jersey can carry penalties of up to six months in jail, a driver’s license suspension of up to two years, and fines.
You’ll also have a criminal record, which can limit opportunities for student loans, college enrollment, housing, and jobs.
Any time you’re charged with a crime in New Jersey, you owe it to yourself to get good legal guidance that you can trust.
Prosecutors can play hardball and tell you whatever they like, but the truth is that you can fight back against drug charges, and you can win.
Attorney Matthew Reisig represents people all over the state who are fighting drug charges that can derail their lives.
Call 732-625-9661 and talk to an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney for free.