Received citation for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia (under half ounce). Sheriff deputy said because it was a misdemeanor to call DA today and work a deal so I don't have to appear in court in August (I live in TN) No previous criminal history except speeding ticket 3 years ago. I am a medical professional and concerned of licensing repercussions in the future if I just do what they say. Do I need an attorney, or should I just call DA directly? I don't have a lot of money to spare, never needed a lawyer before, so have no idea where to start or what to do. Please help!
Thank you in advance!?
Quick reply - possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia:
If you are convicted of possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia for personal use in Tennessee, you may be facing following penalties:
- A jail sentence, up to 11 months and 29 days
- A fine up to $2,500
- Court costs
- Tennessee Marijuana Laws - FindLaw
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