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Marijuana Crime Defense in Northern California

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You may believe that an arrest for marijuana is not very serious because of the country's shifting perspective on its legality. However, marijuana is still illegal in California and related charges continue to be taken very seriously by law enforcement and prosecutors. If you are arrested for any of the following offenses related to marijuana, you can be facing serious penalties:

  • Possession for personal use (Health and Safety Code 11357)
  • Possession with intent to sell (Health and Safety Code 11359)
  • Cultivation (Health and Safety Code 11358)
  • Sale to a minor (Health and Safety Code 11361)
  • Sale, gift, transport, or import (Health and Safety Code 11360)

Attorney Hashim of the Law Office of Che L. Hashim is a successful Northern California marijuana attorney who can represent you in a marijuana-related case or another criminal defense matter. His firm is committed to aggressively defending individuals throughout the region who have been arrested for a marijuana or medical marijuana crime. These charges can result in serious legal penalties and ramifications, which is why it is essential to enlist the legal services of a powerful attorney.

Attorney Hashim has the experience and skill necessary to ensure that your best interests are protected. Contact the firm today to explore you legal options.

Misdemeanor & Felony Marijuana Charges

Marijuana is not considered a narcotic and, as such, is subject of a number misdemeanor offenses rather than felonies. A misdemeanor charge can result for the following types of offenses:

  • Possession of one ounce (28.5 grams) of marijuana or less
  • Possession of one ounce (28.5 grams) of marijuana or less while driving
  • Transporting or offering to give away one ounce (28.5 grams) or less of marijuana

However, under some circumstances, a marijuana offense can be considered a felony. These are usually cases where large quantities are involved or participation in larger, controlled substance economy (sale, cultivation, trafficking, etc.) is accused.

Experienced Firm Representing San Francisco Clients

Attorney Hashim has diverse defense experience and is confident in his ability to handle a variety of criminal cases. If you want more information about marijuana cases and criminal offenses, including violent crimes and gang offenses, call the Northern California criminal defense lawyer today. With the right attorney there to help, you may be able to avoid serious penalties associated with your charges.

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Recent Victories

  • San Mateo Superior Court

    The Court, over the objection of the District Attorney dismissed the case of an elderly grandmother with early-stage dementia who had been accused of a vehicular hit and run, a misdemeanor under California law.

  • Lake County Superior Court

    District Attorney dismissed complaint alleging a battery against casino security.

  • Trinity County Superior Court

    Prosecution dismisses case with prejudice during opening arguments. In a case where a father and son were alleged to have assaulted the police during an altercation at a family home, Mr. Hashim’s victory in pre-trail motions, which restricted the evidence that could be used by the prosecution, resulted in the dismissal of the case where the prosecutor violated the ...

  • Mendocino County Superior Court

    Not guilty verdict after trial on allegations of possession of eighty-one pounds of processes marijuana for unlawful sale and being armed while in the commission of such felony. Mr. Hashim produced at trial recommendations and patient witnesses which indicated the presence of a lawful medical collective, resulting in a full exoneration of the client.

  • Supreme Court of California

    In the People v. Randall Harris Wood, Mr. Hashim’s client was originally convicted of transportation of marijuana, for possessing several pounds of marijuana in the trunk of his car, while driving through San Mateo County. Mr. Wood was a qualified patient but was nevertheless arrested, and prosecuted. Mr. Wood was appointed an attorney and later proceeded to trial, where ...

  • San Mateo Superior Court

    Court dismissed a case after reconsidering the evidence submitted at the felony preliminary hearing, where an individual was accused of being unlawfully connected to three houses used to cultivate marijuana.

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