JACKSONVILLE CRIMINAL DEFENSE LAWYER DISCUSSES LESSER KNOWN CONSEQUENCES OF A MARIJUANA CONVICTION
Although the use and possession of marijuana are common in Florida, the punishments are particularly harsh. If you have been arrested for Possession of Marijuana in Florida, it is imperative to understand the serious consequences a conviction will result in if you do not fight your case appropriately, such as potential jail time or probation. However, you also must consider the indirect or lesser known consequences a conviction for any misdemeanor or felony Possession of Marijuana may include. The following examples are the most common, lesser known, consequences a conviction for Possession of Marijuana may include:
- Ineligibility for state licenses, permits or certifications without enrolling in a drug treatment program for any felony conviction;
- Ineligibility for State financial aid;
- Ineligibility for Florid Bright Futures Scholarships;
- Ineligibility for public employment without enrolling in a drug treatment program for any conviction;
- Potential three (3) year ban on public housing for any misdemeanor or felony conviction;
- Five-year ban on eligibility to adopt or become a foster parent.
Contact Jacksonville Drug Defense Attorney Michael Rainka
Whether you have been arrested, summoned, or issued a Notice to Appear for Possession of Marijuana, it is imperative to understand that the consequences are the same. If you have been arrested or charged with Possession of Marijuana in Florida, including Jacksonville, Duval County, St. Johns, County, Nassau County, Clay County, Flagler County, or Northeast Florida, contact Rainka Law now. Michael Rainka is a skilled and aggressive Jacksonville FL Drug Crime Attorney. The initial consultation is always free.