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What are you facing as a 1st time offender accused of 2925.11(a)?

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possesion of crack cocaine in the amount of less than 1 gram

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Possession of less than a gram of crack without any speicifications is a Felony in the 5th degree. The maximum punishement is 1 year prison sentence and $2,500 fine. If you have a drug problem you may be eliegible for ILC- Intervention In Lieu of Conviction. In essence you recieve treatment and if successful the Felony goes away as though it never existed.

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In addition to the punishments listed by the prior attorney, you are also potentially facing a driver's license suspension and if you are professional holding a license (doctor, pharmacist) you must comply with the reporting provisions under ORC 2925.38.

Hire counsel early in the process.

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