Tag Archives: Possession of Marijuana in Fairfax

Fairfax Possession of Marijuana Charge DROPPED, Related Reckless Driving REDUCED to a Citation

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY REPRESENTATION RESULT:Client was assisted by Fairfax County Police after an accident collision. Instead of helping, they charged her. Result: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana charge under 18.2-250.1 was DROPPED at the first hearing for insufficient evidence. Related Misdemeanor Reckless Driving charge under 46.2-852 was REDUCED to a citation Improper Driving with […]

Fairfax Possession of Marijuana AMENDED to Trespass – No Probation, No Classes, No Drug Testing, No License Loss

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY REPRESENTATION RESULT:Possession of Marijuana in Fairfax was AMENDED to Trespass, with REDUCED penalty of just a $100 fine. No License suspension, no ASAP classes, no probation, and no drug testing / monitoring. (Successfully avoiding the penalties usually associated with marijuana possession charges and 18.2-251.) Read more about Virginia Drug & […]

Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony & Misdemeanor Drug Charges, and Drug Laws FAQ

Possession of Marijuana Penalties: Possession of Marijuana is illegal under Virginia law. VA Law § 18.2-250.1 penalizes possession of marijuana as a misdemeanor criminal offense. First offense possession of marijuana is punished by up to 30 days in jail, a $500 fine, 6 months loss of driver’s license, and a mandatory drug program. Second offense possession […]

Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana (18.250.1) by a Juvenile in Fairfax Virginia will be DISMISSED

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana by a juvenile (VA Code 18.250.1) will be DISMISSED after 6 months of good behavior, completion of community service and a drug program. Read more about Juvenile Criminal Defense here: Virginia Juvenile Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Explanation of Laws, Penalties and Procedures for Juvenile Charges: Possession of Alcohol by a […]

First Offense Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana Charge in Alexandria Virginia DROPPED at First Appearance

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana charge (VA Code 18.250.1) was DROPPED at first appearance based on prior negotiations and agreement with the Commonwealth. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony & Misdemeanor Drug Charges, and Drug […]

Felony Possession with Intent to Distribute in Fairfax Virginia REDUCED to Misdemeanor Possession of Marijuana

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Felony possession with intent to distribute 6.7oz of marijuana (VA Code 18.248.1) was REDUCED and AMENDED to misdemeanor possession of marijuana (VA Code 18.250.1), with 4 weeks to serve. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, […]

Possession of Marijuana in Fairfax Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Possession of Marijuana Class 1 Misdemeanor charge (VA Code 18.2-250.1) was DROPPED due to insufficient evidence. Client was thus able to keep a clean record, keep his driver’s license, did not have to go to jail, and did not have to take drug classes. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: […]