If I get charged with marijuana possession and they release me, when I go to court in a couple weeks can they decide to put more charges on me?

Asked on February 18, 2013 under Criminal Law, Arizona

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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

It is entirely possible that under the laws of all states in this country that when you appear in court at your arraignment that additional charges beyond possession of a controlled substance could be waiting for you. As such, I suggest that you retain competent defense counsel to assist you in the matter.


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