What should i expect when i go to court for a first time possession of marijuana charge?

Asked over 1 year ago - Lenoir, NC

A few friends and i got caught smoking weed at school almost a month ago. The officer charged all of us with possession of less than half an oz. of marijuana, this is my first time ever being in trouble with drugs or anything. Will they drug test me? and should i just plead guilty?

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  1. Damon John Chetson

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    Answered . You should not plead guilty. You should hire a lawyer, or request a court appointed lawyer. At the very least, you will qualify for 90-96 which is a drug deferral program whereby you take classes, stay out of trouble for a year, and end up with a dismissal of the charges.

    Raleigh criminal lawyer Damon Chetson represents people in Raleigh, Cary,... more

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