There are multitude of drug offenses on the books here in Connecticut. Some starting with simple possession of Marijuana, which in some instances can be treated as an infraction, an offense similar to a motor vehicle charge to others which include mandatory jail time. There are also programs within the state of Connecticut for those charged with certain drug offenses typically the less serious offenses. However, it’s important to know this: A conviction for a drug offense can remain on your record forever. You have the opportunity in some instances to avoid a conviction, to avoid the ramifications of a drug offense and therefore, it’s crucial to speak with us. As a former prosecutor, I can work to minimize any adverse impact, present a defense in which you’re entitled to present and to make sure that the system doesn’t railroad you.
This informational blog post was brought to you by Marc N. Needelman, an experienced Hartford, Connecticut criminal lawyer.