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 toward having the charges against you dismissed or reduced.

Attorney Christian A. Straile provides representation to people accused in Florida who face drug charges involving cocaine, heroin, meth or marijuana. He 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 or better results. The office maintains a flexible schedule to accommodate clients’ needs, and the telephone is answered by a live person 24 hours a day. Contact him by calling 352-371-9141.

Ocala And 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
  • 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 or accused of 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, impacting student life and how an accusation affects the family. Attorney Straile offers guidance and will be there to help, working to avoid conviction, working toward having the case dismissed and otherwise working toward the best result possible.

If you are coping with any drug charge whether for marijuana, cocaine, heroin, meth or any other illegal substance, click, call or fill out the form to speak with a Gainesville and Ocala marijuana possession attorney and begin to plan strategy in the case.