Until its legal, make sure you know who to call the Deveraux Law Firm if you are caught in possession of marijuana. Municipalities across Oklahoma dole out harsh punishments for those caught in possession of marijuana. Prosecutors will move fast and be aggressive in trying you case so make sure your rights are protected by an experienced Oklahoma marijuana lawyer from the Deveraux Law Firm.
The Deveraux Law Firm is located in Purcell, OK and serves the Oklahoma City metro area and southern Oklahoma—including Norman, Purcell, Lexington, Newcastle, and Paul’s Valley. Our team of marijuana lawyers are well experienced in Oklahoma drug law and are well versed finding seemly insignificant technicalities to help clear your name.
Oklahoma Marijuana Possession Sentencing: What You Could Be Facing
While marijuana may be legal or decriminalized in many states, being caught in possession of marijuana in Oklahoma can leave you facing harsh sentences. Marijuana possession charges in Oklahoma can be classified as a felony or misdemeanor—depending on the severity of the offense. Sentences can include:
- Misdemeanor: up to 1 year
- Felony: up to 10 years
- Misdemeanor: up to $1,000
- Felony: up to $5,000
Marijuana Possession Convictions Extend Beyond the Courtroom
Whether charged with a felony or misdemeanor possession of marijuana charge, there is much more at stake than a fine. Once convicted of drug possession, you face the risk of being ineligible for many employment opportunities, a suspension of your driver’s license, and ineligibility for financial aid for higher education or other government programs.
There is a lot at stake when accused of marijuana possession in Oklahoma. Make sure you have an Oklahoma marijuana lawyer on your side who is experienced in defending marijuana possession cases and will aggressively fight to clear your name. Before you say a word following your arrest, make your first call to the Deveraux Law Firm and we will begin fighting for you imminently.