In Tennessee, if you are charged with a drug offense of any kind there is a certain stigma that goes along with it. That is why it is extremely important to hire experienced and skilled lawyers to fight for you. Not just show up in court, but make sure that a Drug Paraphernalia charge is not only dismissed, but expunged and never to be heard of again. Some people think that a charge for a pipe, bong, vial, or grow lights can be easily handled and they appear on their own without the assistance of an attorney. This is not the case! A conviction for Drug Paraphernalia can have the same impact on your ability in the future to get into school or get a job as a Drug Possession case.To Be Convicted of Drug Paraphernalia
- That the Defendant used, possessed with intent to use, drug paraphernalia to plant, cultivate, grow, harvest, manufacture, convert, produce, process, test, analyze, store, contain, conceal, inject, ingest, inhale, or otherwise introduce into the human body a controlled substance; and
- The Defendant acted intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly.
If you are convicted of Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Tennessee Code Annotated 39-17-425) faces a Class A Misdemeanor, up to 11/29 days in jail, fines, costs, and possibly drug class or community service.Hire a Dedicated Lawyer
Even in misdemeanor cases, clients deserve the best representation. Don’t go to court without someone by your side. Contact Mark or Joseph and reasonable rates for misdemeanor charges like Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.