Can a Misdemeanor charge of sale and possession of marijuana be reduced to a disorderly conduct?

Asked about 1 year ago - New York, NY

Can 2 Misdemeanor charges of sale and possession of marijuana be reduced to a disorderly conduct? I have previous felonies from nearly 19 years ago.

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  1. Howard A. Schwartz

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    Answered . Yes they can. The people could reduce as part of a negotiated plea. Good luck.

    I have been a criminal attorney in New York for almost 25 years. website: Brooklynlaw.net Phone #: 718-208-6094... more
  2. Eric Edward Rothstein

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    Answered . Only if the DA makes you that offer. Hire a good criminal defense lawyer.

    I am a former federal and State prosecutor and have been doing criminal defense work for over 17 years. I was... more
  3. Eric Sanders

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    Answered . Yes

    Answers to questions posted on the AVVO website as well as content contained on The Sanders Firm, P.C., website is... more
  4. Joseph A Lo Piccolo

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    Answered . Yes--they can with an attorney who does a great job!


    Joseph A. Lo Piccolo, Esq.
    Past President, Criminal Courts Bar Association
    Hession Bekoff & Lo Piccolo
    1103 Stewart Ave, Suite 200
    Garden City, NY 11530
    516-408-3666 (o) / 516-408-3833 (f)
    Jlopiccolo@hbclaw.net

    I am a criminal defense attorney practicing in Nassau, Suffolk and New York City. The above information is not a... more
  5. Edward Brandon Beckham

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    Answered . A general observation, especially when you are dealing with a criminal matter. The answers in this forum can only provide you general information; none can really address the specifics of your case. You should consult with an experienced attorney, licensed in your jurisdiction, about the specific facts and details of the case. A skilled attorney in your jurisdiction will know which questions to ask you about your situation in order to assist you with making an appropriate determination regarding your situation. Once you've met with a local lawyer about your case the case you should be better able to make an informed decision regarding your issue. Many lawyers, in a majority of jurisdictions, provide free initial consultations; see if there are any in your area.

    This is not legal advice. This response is provided for general information only, as a public service. It is not... more

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Criminal charges

Criminal charges are formal accusations in court that someone has committed a crime. Criminal charges have many classifications and degrees of severity.

Misdemeanor crime

A misdemeanor is a lesser criminal charge, such as trespassing or disorderly conduct, that is punishable by less than one year in prison and/or a fine.

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