Houston Delivery of Marijuana Lawyer
Delivery of Marijuana Defense in Texas
If you have been arrested for Delivery of Marijuana in Texas, it is best
contact an experienced criminal drug defense lawyer as soon as possible.
A conviction for Delivery of Marijuana is punishable from 1 day in the
county jail up to 99 years in prison, of life in prison with the possibility
of parole, and/or $1.00 up to $100,000.00 in fines. This wide range of
punishment is based on the weight of marijuana transported and delivered
to another person.
If you are charged with delivering less than .25 ounces of marijuana and
no you receive no money for the marijuana, then you can still be convicted
of a class B misdemeanor.
Email a Houston Delivery of Marijuana attorney or call
713-880-1118 to schedule a free initial consultation.
Helping You Seek the Best Possible Result
As a criminal drug defense lawyer with more than
20+ years of experience, I have handled thousands of drug cases. It is best to talk to an experienced
criminal marijuana defense lawyer who can prevent you from being convicted
and keep you out of jail.
Punishment Ranges by Weight for Delivery of Marijuana
less than .25 oz. (no payment)
1 day to 180 days in the County Jail
less than .25 oz. (with payment)
1 day to 1 year in the County Jail
180 days to 2 years in State Jail
2 years to 20 years in TDC
5 years to 99 years or Life in TDC
10 years to 99 years or Life in TDC
Other significant consequences to a conviction for Delivery of Marijuana are:
- the suspension of your Driver's License, and
- becoming ineligible to receive Student Loans and Grants.
Texas Health and Safety Code. Texas Controlled Substances Act. Sec. 481.120.
OFFENSE: DELIVERY OF MARIHUANA.
(a) Except as authorized by this chapter, a person commits an offense if the
person knowingly or intentionally delivers marihuana.
(b) An offense under Subsection (a) is:
(1) a Class B misdemeanor if the amount of marihuana delivered is one-fourth
ounce or less and the person committing the offense does not receive remuneration
for the marihuana;
(2) a Class A misdemeanor if the amount of marihuana delivered is one-fourth
ounce or less and the person committing the offense receives remuneration
for the marihuana;
(3) a state jail felony if the amount of marihuana delivered is five pounds
or less but more than one-fourth ounce;
(4) a felony of the second degree if the amount of marihuana delivered is
50 pounds or less but more than five pounds;
(5) a felony of the first degree if the amount of marihuana delivered is 2,000
pounds or less but more than 50 pounds; and
(6) punishable by imprisonment in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice
for life or for a term of not more than 99 years or less than 10 years,
and a fine not to exceed $100,000, if the amount of marihuana delivered
is more than 2,000 pounds.
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contact my office to discuss your drug charge. Call
713-468-9333 (713-got-Weed). I offer payment plans and accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover
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