Harrisonburg Lawyer Defending Against Marijuana Possession Charges

Many individuals — teenagers and adults alike — have come to view marijuana possession as a minor offense. The laws governing marijuana do not carry the same weight as other, more dangerous drugs. However, simply being in possession of marijuana can carry stringent consequences, including jail time and a monetary fine. A conviction for marijuana possession is a class 1 misdemeanor and can affect your license to drive as well as your future job prospects.

I am criminal defense attorney Louis K. Nagy. At The Law Office of Louis K. Nagy, PLC, a Harrisonburg, Virginia, criminal defense law firm, I serve as a steadfast advocate, defending individuals charged with marijuana possession and other related drug crimes. I bring a unique, dual perspective to possession cases, with extensive experience both defending people facing drug charges and prosecuting state and federal drug crimes.

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Often, marijuana possession charges can stem from simply being in the wrong place at the wrong time. I am a skilled advocate who crafts strong, persuasive arguments designed to highlight the weaknesses in the prosecution's case. I am dedicated to ensuring that the prosecution is required to meet its burden of proving that each client knowingly or intentionally possessed the drugs, and ensuring that his or her constitutional rights are protected.

I work closely with college students at James Madison University (JMU) and other area schools, protecting their rights after they have been charged with marijuana possession. I understand that mistakes made during this time in their lives can follow them into their adult years, and I work hard to minimize the effects that these criminal charges can have on their future careers.

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