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Intent to Distribute Drugs Attorney in Camden, NJ

South Jersey Criminal Lawyer Helps Clients Avoid Penalties for Intent to Distribute Drugs in Camden County, Burlington County & Gloucester County, NJ

Any charge for the distribution or manufacturing of drugs in New Jersey (statute 2C:35-5) is a serious offense. Individuals may encounter a hefty prison sentence, probation, and/or fines. If you have been charged with distribution or manufacturing of drugs, you need to obtain the assistance of an experienced New Jersey criminal defense attorney as soon as possible.

The Gloucester Township criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Michele Finizio will provide an aggressive defense against distribution or manufacturing of drugs charges and strive to achieve the best possible outcome to your case. Attorney Finizio has defended countless clients against drug charges, including charges for possession with intent to distribute, in Cherry Hill, Lindenwold, Evesham, Mount Laurel, and Washington Township, NJ.

New Jersey Penalties for Possession with the Intent to Distribute Drugs

Manufacturing or possessing with intent to distribute an illegal substance can carry severe penalties. The type of illegal substance, and how much of it is involved, will determine the severity of those penalties.

Heroin

Under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5b(1), if you are arrested for possessing with the intent to sell less than one-half of an ounce of heroin, you face a prison term up to five (5) years and a possible fine of up to $75,000. Further, if the amount you are caught with is more than one-half of an ounce but less than 5 ounces, you may have to deal with up to 10 years in prison and a possible $75,000 fine. If you are caught with an amount of heroin exceeding 5 ounces, you face a possible prison term of up to 20 years and a fine of $500,000.

LSD

Under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5b(7), you face a prison term of up to 10 years and a fine of $75,000 if you are convicted of possessing with the intent to sell less than 100 milligrams of LSD. Additionally, a possible 20-year prison sentence, as well as a fine of$500,000, may be imposed if you are charged with selling more than 100 milligrams of LSD.

Marijuana

Under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5b(10)-(12), if you are arrested for possessing with the intent to sell less than 1 ounce of marijuana, you may face up to 18 months in prison and a possible fine of up to $15,000. You will face a prison sentence of up to five (5) years and a possible fine of up to $25,000 if the quantity of marijuana you are charged with exceeds 1 ounce but is less than 5 pounds. You will face a prison sentence of up to 10 years, and a fine of $75,000, if the quantity you are charged with possessing is between 5 and 25 pounds. And you will face a prison sentence of up to 20 years, along with a possible fine of up to $300,000, if you are caught and charged with possessing more than 25 pounds of marijuana.

Contact the Cherry Hill Criminal Attorneys at the Law Offices of Michele Finizio Today to Discuss Your Drug Distribution Charges in Mt. Laurel, NJ

If you have been charged with distribution or manufacturing of drugs, contact the Law Offices of Michele Finizio. We will give you the attention you deserve and we will fight aggressively to defend and protect your rights. Our law offices are conveniently located in Moorestown in Camden County, and we serve clients throughout New Jersey.

Call us at 856-888-9059 today or contact us online for a free consultation with an experienced New Jersey criminal attorney.

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“First class representation. Michele was my son’s attorney after he made a slight but bad decision that hurt no one, but one that potentially could have a caused a lifetime of employment problems in the future, despite having a four year college degree. First of all Michele was very proactive in protecting his rights. Rights we were not even aware of. She provided quick and reliable answers to our questions. Before we met with her our anxiety and worry was insatiable. The peace we felt after our first consultation alleviated all that and we knew we picked the right attorney. Her excellent negotiation skills resulted in a settling his case quickly and without conviction.

We owe a debt of gratitude for her service. I was shocked at how much she was able to do for my son. She is a solid lawyer who is honest and works to insure the best possible outcome for her client is achieved.”
- Former Client

“Michele was very prompt when getting back to me when I called regarding legal counsel. Michele kept me informed and in the loop while awaiting trial. Very professional qualities and I highly recommend Michele and will continue to seek her legal expertise in the future. Thanks.”
- Former Client

“I could not had ask for a better attorney. Michele Finizio treated my case and the case of those I’ve recommended as if we were part of her family. She gave it all she had, made her voice and case be heard in court and made it count, and we had the best possible outcome, thanks to her experience and expertise. Thank you very much for an outstanding job.”
- D.A.

"Michele is an outstanding, no “beating around the bush” lawyer. She has done a remarkable job as a lawyer for me. Before Michele, I did not get along with Criminal Lawyers – she comes HIGHLY recommended by me to anyone who needs a Criminal Lawyer."
- C.O.
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