Are you facing charges for possession of marijuana in Texas? If yes, you’re going to want an experienced and hard-hitting defense attorney fighting in your corner. At Hamilton Grant PC, we fight aggressively to get our clients’ charges reduced if not dropped wherever possible.
Marijuana Possession Classification in Collin County
Marijuana crimes and penalties are defined under the Texas Controlled Substances Act (Chapter 481 of the Texas Health and Safety Code). A person can be charged with illegally possessing marijuana under § 481.21 if they knowingly or intentionally possess a usable quantity of marijuana.
- Two ounces or less – Class B misdemeanor
- More than two ounces, but less than four ounces – Class A Misdemeanor
- More than four ounces, but less than five pounds – State Jail Felony
- Over five pounds, but 50 pounds or less – Third Degree Felony
- Over 50 pounds, but 2,000 pounds or less – Second Degree Felony
- Over 2,000 pounds – Life Felony
Facing possession charges? Contact Our Texas Marijuana Possession Lawyer!
If you are facing marijuana charges, it’s critically important to engage the services of Texas marijuana attorney. Although marijuana is a widely used recreational drug that is virtually decriminalized in other states, in Texas, a conviction for a marijuana offense can incur hefty fines, incarceration, driver’s license suspension and a criminal record.
Just because you’re being accused of a marijuana offense, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you will be convicted. Our skilled drug lawyers know how to defend marijuana cases and to demand that the burden of proof be placed on the prosecution. Any doubt placed in the minds of the judge or jury may result in a reduction or dismissal of charges against you.