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CDS: Possession – Marihuana Attorneys in Towson, Maryland (Md)

CDS: Possession – Marihuana/Marijuana Lawyer in Towson, Maryland – Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC – 410-288-2900

Have you been arrested for CDS: Possession – Marihuana/Marijuana in Towson Md or Baltimore County, Harford County, Howard County, Anne Arundel County, or Baltimore City, Maryland?  Contact the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC, at 410-288-2900 to discuss your CDS: Possession – Marihuana/Marijuana charges and schedule a free, no-obligation consultation.

What is the maximum penalty for CDS: Possession – Marihuana/Marijuana?

The maximum penalty for CDS: Possession – Marihuana/Marijuana is 1 year.

Is CDS: Possession – Marihuana/Marijuana a Felony or Misdemeanor in Maryland?

CDS: Possession – Marihuana/Marijuana is classified as a misdemeanor in Maryland.

What should I do if I am charged with CDS: Possession – Marihuana/Marijuana

If you are charged with CDS: Possession – Marihuana/Marijuana in Maryland you should contact a lawyer as soon as possible?  The CDS: Possession – Marihuana/Marijuana Defense Attorneys at the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC, have helped defend clients for years charged with criminal offenses in Maryland.  The owner and founder, defense attorney G. Randolph Rice, Jr., is a former Assistant State’s Attorney, let his experience go to work for your in the court room.

How do I contact the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC?

You can call the office 24/7/365 at 410-288-2900 or email the Mr. Rice at RiceLawMd@gmail.com

Do I have to prove that I did not commit the CDS: Possession – Marihuana/Marijuana?

No, it is not your burden to prove that you did not commit the CDS: Possession – Marihuana/Marijuana.  It‘s the burden of the State of Maryland and the State’s Attorney’s Office to prove that you committed the criminal offense.

What does the State’s Attorney’s Office have to prove to convict me of CDS: Possession – Marihuana/Marijuana?

In order to convict you of possession of Marihuana (Marijuana), the State must prove:

1.         that the you knowingly possessed the substance;
2.         that you knew the general character or illicit nature of the substance; and
3.         that the substance was marihuana/marijuana.

Possession means having control over a thing, whether actual or indirect. You do not have to be the only person in possession of the substance. More than one person may have possession of the same substance at the same time.  A person not in actual possession, who knowingly has both the power and the intention to exercise control over a thing, either personally or through another person, has indirect possession. In determining whether the defendant had indirect possession of the substance, consider all of the surrounding circumstances. These circumstances include the distance between the you and the substance, whether you had some ownership or possessory interest in the place or automobile where the substance was found, and any indications that the you were participating with others in the mutual use and enjoyment of the substance.

Can I have a jury trial if I have been charged with CDS: Possession – Marihuana/Marijuana in Maryland?

You have a right to a jury trial if you have been charged with CDS: Possession – Marihuana/Marijuana in Maryland.  You also have the right to have the case heard by a Judge to determine if you committed the CDS: Possession – Marihuana/Marijuana.

If you have been charged with CDS: Possession – Marihuana/Marijuana in Towson Maryland, Baltimore County, Harford County, Howard County, Anne Arundel County, Baltimore City, or any other county in Maryland, contact the Law Offices of G. Randolph Rice, Jr., LLC,  at 410-288-2900 for immediate help.

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