Trenton Drug Distribution Attorneys
All drug distribution charges filed in Mercer County eventually end up in Trenton at the Superior Court. The reason is because a charge for distributing, selling or possessing a controlled dangerous substance (“CDS”) with intent to distribute is always an indictable crime and the only court with authority to deal with this type of violation is the Mercer County Superior Court in Trenton. If you were arrested for distributing drugs/cds, you are facing a Trenton felony criminal offense that has the potential to land you in prison for years. This is a primary reason why you absolutely need to hire a skilled attorney if you have been charged with CDS distribution. The lawyers at our criminal defense firm, the Law Offices of Jonathan F. Marshall, have decades of experience defending charges at the county courthouse located in the City of Trenton and are ready to provide a thorough defense in your case. A lawyer on our defense team, including one of our several prosecutors, is available 24/7 for free consultation by calling 609–683–8102. Attorneys are available immediately to help you so do not hesitate to contact us anytime.
CDS Distribution Charge in Trenton New Jersey
Trenton is definitely the hotbed in Mercer County for distribution charges. It is the state capital, 10th most populated municipality and is also the home of the court possessing jurisdiction to decide every case involving prosecution for selling drugs or cds in the county. The Trenton Superior Court routinely deals with individuals charged with:
- Selling Marijuana
- Cocaine Distribution
- MDMA Charges
- Distribution of Heroin
- Distributing CDS in a School Zone
- Distribution of Prescription Legend Drugs
- Possession With Intent To Distribute in a Public Park
The New Jersey Drug Distribution Law is set forth at N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5 and subjects an individual to a first degree, second degree, third degree or fourth degree crime depending on the type and quantity of cds involved. Distributing five ounces or more of cocaine, heroin, MDMA or methamphetamine is a first degree crime; at least one-half but less than five ounces is a second degree crime; and distribution of less than one-half once is a third degree crime. Distribution of twenty-five pounds or more of marijuana is a first degree crime; at least five pounds but less than twenty-five is a second degree crime; an ounce but less than five pounds is a third degree crime; and distributing less than an ounce is a fourth degree crime. Selling or possessing LSD in quantity of 100 milligrams or more is a first degree crime and distributing less than 100 milligrams is a second degree crime.
Trenton Possession With Intent to Distribute CDS Lawyer
The nucleus for distribution of CDS cases is certainly Trenton. Hiring an attorney who is accustomed to handling drug charges in this court system, as well as adapt in defending drug trafficking offenses, is going to provide you with the best opportunity for minimizing the impact of an indictment or criminal charge under 2C:35-5. The attorneys on the defense team of the Marshall Law Firm possess these attributes with over 100 years of combined experience representing clients at the county court in Trenton. If you find yourself charged with any from of drug/cds distribution in Mercer County, our lawyers certainly have the skills to fully protect your interests. Give us a call at your earliest convenience to discuss how we can help you in more detail.
We serve clients throughout Mercer County, New Jersey — including Trenton, Hamilton, Princeton Borough, West Windsor, East Windsor, Lawrence Township, Robbinsville, Hightstown, Princeton Township, Ewing and Hopewell — and surrounding areas, including Hunterdon County and Burlington County.