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Penalties for Drugs Found in Cars

New Brunswick Drug Possession Lawyers

When a drug such as marijuana is found in a car during a traffic stop, the next step is typically a summons for possession in a motor vehicle. However some cases result in a confiscated vehicle. If drugs were found in your car, it is important to consult with an experienced attorney who can help you protect your personal and property rights.

At Jack Venturi Law, we have been representing clients in New Jersey against drug charges for more than 35 years. We understand what it takes to protect the rights of clients and limit their exposure to harsh criminal penalties such as fines and jail time. To discuss your rights in a free consultation, call us toll free at 732-247-3340.

Serious Penalties for Drugs Found in Cars

In addition to facing charges of drug possession, which are serious on their own, you will face additional penalties of a $50 fine and a two-year suspension of your driver’s license if drugs are found in your vehicle. Our ability to handle cases in criminal court as well as traffic court is an asset for our clients in these often complex cases. We have extensive experience defending clients against charges such as:

  • Possession of marijuana
  • Possession of cocaine
  • Possession of prescription drugs
  • Possession of hypodermic needles
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia

We will fight for your rights, questioning the state’s case, making them bear the burden of proving you knew the drugs were in the car and that you were actually operating the vehicle. Our tough, smart attorneys will take whatever course of action necessary to obtain the most favorable outcome.

For a free initial consultation with one of our attorneys, contact us today. We have an office in New Brunswick.