Houston Possession of Marijuana Attorney
Accused of marijuana possession? Take action and
call the firm!
If you have been arrested for Possession of Marijuana in Texas, it is best
to contact an experienced Houston marijuana lawyer as soon as possible.
A conviction for Possession 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 $50,000.00 in fines. This wide range of
punishment is based on the weight of the useable amount of marijuana found
in your possession.
If you are found in possession of any useable amount of marijuana, you
can be convicted of a class B misdemeanor.
Email a Houston Possession 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
Houston criminal defense lawyer who can prevent you from being convicted
and keep you out of jail.
Punishment Ranges by Weight for Possession of Marijuana
1 day to 180 days in the County Jail
1 day to 1 year in the County Jail
180 days to 2 years in State Jail
2 years to 10 years in TDC
2 years to 20 years in TDC
5 years to 99 years or Life in TDC
Other significant consequences to a conviction for Possession of Marijuana
- 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. Section
481.121. OFFENSE: POSSESSION OF MARIHUANA.
(a) Except as authorized by this chapter, a person commits an offense if the
person knowingly or intentionally possesses a usable quantity of marihuana.
(b) An offense under Subsection (a) is:
(1) a Class B misdemeanor if the amount of marihuana possessed is two ounces or less;
(2) a Class A misdemeanor if the amount of marihuana possessed is four ounces
or less but more than two ounces;
(3) a state jail felony if the amount of marihuana possessed is five pounds
or less but more than four ounces;
(4) a felony of the third degree if the amount of marihuana possessed is 50
pounds or less but more than 5 pounds;
(5) a felony of the second degree if the amount of marihuana possessed 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 5 years,
and a fine not to exceed $50,000, if the amount of marihuana possessed
is more than 2,000 pounds.
Get the Help You Need 24/7 from a Houston Marijuana Attorney
To speak to an experienced criminal drug defense attorney about your Marijuana
contact my office to discuss your drug charge. Call
713-468-9333 (713-got-Weed). I offer payment plans and accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover
Card, and American Express.