Ocala and Gainesville Marijuana Possession Lawyer

If you have been cited with a drug charge, such as possession of marijuana, you could be facing steep fines, the loss of your driver's license, and possibly even jail time. It's extremely important that you have an experienced drug defense lawyer who can provide damage control and who will work towards having the charges against you dismissed, or reduced.

Attorney Christian Straile provides representation people accused in Florida who face drug charges involving cocaine, heroin, meth or marijuana.  We can determine if you qualify for a drug treatment program and direct you to programs in the area, if you qualify. This option could result in dropped charges.  The office maintains a flexible schedule to accommodate clients' needs, and the telephone is answered by a live person 24 hours a day. Contact us by calling 877-219-1875.

Ocala & Gainesville Marijuana Defense Attorney

A drug conviction can result in stiff penalties, depending on the details of the crime. Marijuana laws in Florida include:

  • Possession of 20 grams or less — Up to one year in jail and a fine of up to $1000
  • Possession of more than 20 grams — Up to five years in jail and a fine of up to $5,000
  • Delivery of 20 grams or less — Up to one year in jail and a fine of up to $1000
  • Sale, delivery or cultivation of any other amount up to 25 pounds — Up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $5,000
  • Sale, delivery or cultivation of more than 25 pounds — Mandatory sentence of three or more years and at least $25,000

If you are a college student and have been caught selling or in possession of marijuana or other illegal drugs, it may feel like you are backed into a corner with no way out.  In addition to other problems an arrest brings potential actions by the Dean of Students in a Conduct Code Proceeding.  The firm has worked with a lot of university students who are concerned about getting a conviction and about their parents finding out.  We offer guidance and will be there to help you by working to avoid conviction and working towards having the case dismissed.

If you are dealing with a drug charge for marijuana, cocaine, heroin, meth or any other illegal substance, contact a Gainesville and Ocala marijuana possession attorney to discuss your case.