A possession charge involving less than one ounce of marijuana is considered a misdemeanor. Misdemeanor charges can result in penalties that include jail time, loss of driving privileges, fines and a criminal record. If you or a loved one has been charged with misdemeanor drug possession, it is imperative that you find a good attorney that will strive to get your case dismissed and arrest expunged.
The criminal defense attorneys at Andersen, Tate & Carr are among the most experienced, respected, and recognized lawyers throughout Metro Atlanta with a high concentration of cases in Gwinnett County. Our criminal division is led by former Cordele Judicial District Attorney, Patrick J. McDonough.
Mr. McDonough has extensive experience with criminal law and has conducted over one hundred criminal jury and bench trials on allegations ranging from speeding to murder.
Understanding Your Rights
In all drug cases, it is imperative to research the validity of the stop, pat down, search and file the appropriate motions to suppress. Often, drug cases are won prior to trial through our extensive motion practice.
If you have been charged with a misdemeanor, Andersen, Tate & Carr’s experienced criminal defense attorneys will protect your rights and help minimize your charges and penalties.
Whether you have been charged in the past or if it is your offense, it is crucial that you know your rights and consult with a good Georgia criminal attorney. For further information, call us today for a free, confidential consultation.