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Written by attorney Kenneth Albert Vercammen | Sep 1, 2017

Marijuana possession penalties

Disorderly person criminal offenses- in Municipal Court Jail 2C: 43- 8 jail 6 month maximum probation 1-2 year max community service 180 days maximum

Disorderly- fines: $1,000 Fine maximum under 2C: 43- 3 plus mandatory costs, VCCO and other penalties There are many other penalties that the court must impose in criminal cases. There are dozens of other penalties a court can impose, depending on the type of matter. Drug offenses: in addition to above penalties, mandatory minimum $500 DEDR penalty, mandatory lab fee and other court costs over $200, mandatory 6 month- 2 year loss of license, plus usual Probation, drug testing and other penalties. If attorney's Conditional Discharge motion is granted for first time offender. penalty can be reduced. In certain drug cases, the fine can be up to $75,000.

-Petty Disorderly person - 30 days jail maximum Petty DP $500 max Fine, VCCB and other penalties

Indictable Crime Penalties [Felony type] [ Superior Court] Jail potential Fine max Probation 1st degree 10- 20 years $200,000 [presumption of jail] 2nd degree 5-10 years $150,000 [presumption of jail] 3rd degree 3- 5 years $15,000 1 year- 5 year 4th degree 0- 18 months $10,000 1 year- 5 year

There are dozens of other penalties a court can impose, depending on the type of matter. Read www.njlaws.com/jail_for_crimes_and_disorderly_conduct.html

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