Marijuana may be less harmful and less dangerous than many legal drugs, but the punishments for sale or cultivation of marijuana are severe. In Arizona, possessing 4 pounds or more of marijuana is a Class 2 Felony, which carries a mandatory prison sentence of 3 to 12.5 years.
Arizona criminal defense lawyer O. Joseph Chornenky has devoted 45 years to helping people avoid severe punishments. If you or a loved one is facing a marijuana charge, the lawyers of O. Joseph Chornenky, P.C., will meet with you and immediately begin working on your case.
Both federal and Arizona state laws about marijuana are harsh. In Arizona, possessing between 2 and 4 pounds of marijuana is a Class 4 Felony, which may lead to 1 to 3.75 years in prison. Marijuana cultivation, trafficking, transporting, or possessing with intent to sell can carry severe punishments.
Attorney O. Joseph Chornenky believes strongly in his work defending people accused of these marijuana charges. In his long career as a criminal defense lawyer, he has been successful in many high-profile drug cases. He has experience in both state and federal courts, and can handle even the most complex drug trials.
An Entire Law Firm on Your Side
Mr. Chornenky’s abilities and experience are unmatched. He has been certified as a Criminal Law Specialist in the State of Arizona by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization. However, attorney Chornenky does not work alone. At O. Joseph Chornenky, P.C., we offer a law firm devoted to your defense. We are all involved in every case, and every client gets the most attentive, detailed treatment possible.
If you need to speak with an experienced defense lawyer about your circumstances, set up an initial consultation with our criminal law attorneys by calling 602-264-3289. For all fees, we accept credit cards.
Our defense lawyers are available for large-scale state cases throughout all of Arizona.