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Possession of Marijuana in the 2nd Degree

Skilled Birmingham Possession of Marijuana in the First Degree Defense Attorney Taking a Practical and Effective Approach to Defending Against Marijuana Possession Crimes

At The Stoves Law Firm, P.C., our approach to defending against unlawful possession of marijuana crimes is grounded in practicality and effectiveness. In cases like this it is always necessary and crucial to hire a Birmingham marijuana possession defense attorney. With over 25 years of experience in the field of criminal defense, Jason Stoves understands the complexities of these types of cases. He is familiar with Code of Alabama (1975) § 13A-12-214, which defines the crime of Unlawful Possession of Marijuana in the Second Degree.

  • Knowingly possessing marijuana,
  • For personal use.

The “personal use” requirement varies from case to case. There are many different factors that go into the finding of personal use:

  • The smaller the amount, the more likely it is to be personal use.
  • The presence of rolling papers, a pipe, or other paraphernalia.
  • Whether packaging and weighing instruments were present.

Each element of this criminal offense must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt by the prosecution. Our firm’s motto, “reasonable doubt for a reasonable price,” reflects our commitment to rigorously challenging each element of the prosecution’s case.

What are the Best Defenses to Marijuana Possession Cases?

Every marijuana possession case is unique, and the best defense strategy depends on the specific circumstances of the case. However, some common defenses include:

  • Challenging the legality of the search that led to the discovery of the marijuana could lead to the evidence of the marijuana being suppressed.
  • If the marijuana belonged to someone else, evidence of this could prevent your conviction.
  • If you were unaware of the presence of the marijuana, this would show that there was no intent to break the law.

Jason Stoves of The Stoves Law Firm, with his 25 years of experience, can help identify and formulate the most effective defense strategy for your specific situation and provide you with reasonable doubt for a reasonable price.

Have you been charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana in the Second Degree?

If you have been charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana in the Second Degree, it is crucial to secure experienced legal representation as soon as possible. Attorney Jason Stoves has spent 25 years defending clients against criminal charges, including marijuana possession. He can provide the experience, knowledge, and dedication that you need in your corner.

We understand the serious nature of your situation and are ready to help you fight the charges against you. “Reasonable doubt for a reasonable price” is not just our motto, but a promise to use our 25 years of experience to the best of our ability for every client we represent. To schedule a free consultation with The Stoves Law Firm, P.C., please call us at (205) 823-7233 or fill out our online contact form.

Client Reviews

"Jason was very sweet and informative he made sure I kept up with my case and also help get me off a very serious charge and he is very affordable I would definitely recommend him to everyone."

Meosha B.

"The Stoves Law Firm worked hard to get the best results I was looking for. Providing excellent advice and direction throughout the entire process. I would highly recommend The Stoves Law Firm!"

Robbey S.

Unfortunately I received my 2nd DUI but Jay as able to get it handled for me. His fees were reasonable and he did a great job

Bret C.

Reasonable Doubt for a Reasonable Price

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