Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Advocacy from Our Walnut Creek Drug Crimes Lawyer
Possession of paraphernalia can be charged when an individual is found with some sort of device for smoking or injecting drugs (such as a pipe or syringe). This is considered a misdemeanor crime—however, it is often just one facet in cases where a defendant is facing multiple drug charges.
Regardless of the details of your drug paraphernalia charge, our legal advocate at Thomas Daly Law, A Professional Corporation is ready to speak with you. At our firm, we're sensitive to the needs and concerns of all our clients as they confront their charges—including the need for diversion programs when substance abuse is an issue. Before you plead guilty, call our Walnut Creek drug crimes attorney to discuss possible defense avenues.
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Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Charges
Possession of drug paraphernalia is codified in California Health & Safety Code 11364 HS and is considered a misdemeanor offense. It can result in up to six months in county jail and/or a $1000 fine. Drug paraphernalia can include pipes, needles and metal piping.
What is drug paraphernalia?
- Metal or glass piping
- Items that suggest the preparation of drugs for sale (such as scales)
- Anything that appears to have to be used to consume drugs
It is possible to fight this crime. It is wise to speak with an attorney about your case so that all of the facts can be properly evaluated. Thomas Daly is experienced with drug cases and an experienced trial attorney. He can help you assess the merits of your case and help you challenge the state's case against you.