Under California Health and Safety Code section 11364, the sentencing and punishment for possession of narcotics paraphernalia in Orange County can be severe. A narcotics paraphernalia possession conviction can lead to a jail sentence.
To get the best possible outcome in your case, you need to hire a team of Defense Attorneys experienced in narcotics paraphernalia possession cases. Our Orange County Attorneys at Wallin & Klarich have over 30 years of experience successfully defending narcotics paraphernalia possession cases. We are happy to answer any questions you have about your possession of narcotics paraphernalia possession charge in Orange County.
Sentencing and Punishment for Possession of Narcotics Paraphernalia in Orange County
A possession of narcotics paraphernalia conviction is punished as a misdemeanor. If you are convicted for possession of narcotics paraphernalia, you may face up to one year in county jail, and a maximum fine of $1,000. Our Criminal Defense Attorneys in Orange County can give you a more detailed explanation of the sentencing and penalties for possession of narcotics paraphernalia.
The penalties discussed above just apply to possession of narcotics paraphernalia. Listed below are related offenses that can also give rise to criminal liability:
• Delivering or manufacturing drug paraphernalia;
• Furnishing drug paraphernalia to a minor;
• Possession of a hypodermic needle on school grounds; and • Businesses furnishing drug paraphernalia.
Reduced Sentencing or Dismissal of Narcotics Paraphernalia Possession Charges in Orange County
If you are accused of narcotics paraphernalia possession, your experienced Orange County Criminal Defense Attorneys at Wallin & Klarich may be able to get your charges reduced or dismissed. If the charges cannot be dismissed, your Wallin & Klarich Drug Defense Attorneys may convince the judge to impose no jail sentence; and instead, the court could:
• Place you on probation;
• Place you on probation and order you to complete community service, a work release program, and attend drug counseling or substance abuse classes;
• Place you on formal probation and assign you a probation officer; and • Offer you a drug diversion program and dismiss the charges against you once you complete the program. (See California Penal Code section 1000) (link).
Finding An Experienced Orange County Narcotics Paraphernalia Possession Defense Attorney at Wallin & Klarich
If you or a loved one has been accused of possession of narcotics paraphernalia in Orange County, you need to contact an experienced Orange County Criminal Defense Attorney immediately. With offices in Orange County, Los Angeles, San Diego, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura, West Covina, Victorville, Torrance, and Sherman Oaks, Wallin & Klarich has over 30 years of experience successfully defending our clients against charges of possession of narcotics paraphernalia.
Call us today at (888) 280-6839. You can also fill out our client information form online. We will get through this together.