Marijuana Possession


Marijuana Possession and/or Possession for Sale can be a serious criminal offense. If you’re accused of possessing marijuana or possessing marijuana for sale in Hawaii, you could face stiff fines, probation, and even serious time in jail.

The penalties for marijuana possession vary. Mere possession of a small amount of marijuana is a petty misdemeanor, punishable by up to 30 days in jail and a fine of up to $1,000. With a good attorney, familiar with the marijuana laws in Hawaii, the punishment can be greatly reduced.

If the prosecutor can prove that you possessed marijuana with the intent to sell it, your situation is much more dire. This is can be a felony crime with mandatory imprisonment upon conviction. Though the burden of proof lies upon the prosecutor, various factors could affect the conviction, such as an address book with potential clients or a large amount of cash on hand at the time of the arrest.

Whether you’re accused of straight possession or intent to sell, a marijuana possession accusation is no time to “go it alone.” The right Honolulu marijuana possession defense attorney knows alternatives for sentencing and can defend you in court, protecting your freedom, your finances, and your future.

Given the complexity of criminal defense in general and marijuana-related cases in particular, it is vital that you choose a Hawaii Criminal Defense Attorney who combines experience with a good track record, a thorough understanding and familiarity with the law and the local courts, and a commitment to each and every client.

If you have you been accused of marijuana possession or possession with intent to sell, your time to get the right experienced Honolulu marijuana possession defense attorney is limited. Hawk Sing & Ignacio has successfully represented numerous clients charged with marijuana-related offenses throughout the State of Hawaii. Hawk Sing & Ignacio prides itself on aggressive representation with a personal touch. Armed with the knowledge and experience to build a winning defense, Hawk Sing & Ignacio is accustomed to taking on the criminal justice system and achieving the best results for his clients.

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Contact Honolulu Criminal Defense Lawyer Benjamin Ignacio today at 808-532-3803.

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