I was arrested for possession of marijuana or marijuana-related charges in Texas. What can I do?

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Jeffrey Johnson is a legal writer with a focus on personal injury. He has worked on personal injury and sovereign immunity litigation in addition to experience in family, estate, and criminal law. He earned a J.D. from the University of Baltimore and has worked in legal offices and non-profits in Maryland, Texas, and North Carolina. He has also earned an MFA in screenwriting from Chapman Univer...

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You may have several defenses available to you if you’ve been arrested and charged with a marijuana offense in Texas. You may be able to contest the police search that led to the discovery of the marijuana, but this depends on the procedure followed by the police at the time of the arrest.

In addition to the charges listed in the Texas Marijuana Penalties Table for possession and delivery, you could also be charged with Driving Under the Influence (DUI). Consult an experienced Texas marijuana lawyer or Texas criminal attorney today to determine your available defenses.

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

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