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An experienced Illinois criminal attorney can help you defend against an Illinois marijuana charge. An attorney can help with a variety of channels, including getting the charges against you dismissed, reduced, or helping you receive a lesser penalty than you might otherwise have for your Illinois marijuana possession charge. Although having an attorney is not required to fight a misdemeanor marijuana charge, an experienced marijuana attorney will be familiar with state and local laws and the local court system. Remember that even a conviction for misdemeanor marijuana possession can negatively affect your employment and educational opportunities for years to come. A lawyer can also assist with expunging or sealing an Illinois marijuana charge from your record.

Follow this link for more information about Illinois Marijuana Laws and Illinois Medical Marijuana Laws

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