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MDMA & Ecstasy Possession & Distribution

Mercer County Ecstasy Possession Lawyer

A popular drug with young adults and college students is 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine, commonly referred to as MDMA, Ecstasy or Molly. This psychotropic drug that is illegal to possess or distribute in any quantity in Mercer County and anywhere else in New Jersey. If you were arrested for possession of MDMA or, even worse, distribution of this controlled dangerous substance (“cds”), you should strongly consider contacting our firm. Ecstasy is a Schedule I drug that prosecutors do not tolerate so hiring a lawyer that is skilled in defending cds/drug cases is a must. Marshall & Bonus is one of the state’s largest criminal defense firms, maintains several offices in the county and can offer representation by attorneys with over a century of experience. A lawyer that can help you mount a thorough defense to the charge that was filed in Hamilton Township, Princeton, Ewing, Trenton, Lawrence or another town is ready to assist you without obligation now. Call our lawyers at 609–683–8102 for a free consultation.

Possession of MDMA, Ecstasy & Molly

N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10 makes it a third degree crime to possess MDMA, known by the street names of Ecstasy and Molly. A conviction for possession of MDMA at the Trenton Courthouse results in a fine of up to $35,000 and  the possibility of up to 5 years in prison. An individual is also subject to a suspension of his/her driver’s license for 6-24 at the time of sentencing.

Distribution and Possession With Intent to Distribute MDMA, Ecstasy & Molly

Distribution of MDMA in violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:35-5 is a third degree, second degree or first degree crime depending on the quantity being sold or possessed with the intention of selling. It is a third degree crime to distribute less than a half ounce of Ecstasy or Molly. Distribution of at least one half ounce but less than five ounces of MDMA/Ecstasy/Molly is a second degree crime. Possession with intent to distribute or selling five ounces or more of this cds is a first degree crime. The penalties for selling/distributing MDMA are set forth in the table below.

Degree of Distribution Maximum Fine
First Degree $500,000 10-20 Years in Prison
Second Degree $150,000 5-10 Years in Prison
Third Degree $75,000 Up to 5 Years in Prison


Trenton NJ MDMA Distribution Attorneys

The only place that your MDMA distribution offense may be heard is the Superior Court in Trenton NJ. The same is the case with possession of the drug since what we are referring to are indictable criminal charges. Our attorneys have extensive experience and knowledge in the defense of cds cases and can help you achieve a favorable result in your matter. We defend violations occurring throughout the county including East Windsor, Highstown, Pennington, Hopewell and West Windsor. To obtain a free initial consultation regarding your ecstasy or molly arrest, call 609–683–8102 and an attorney will be more than happy to assist you. A lawyer is ready to help you now.

103 Carnegie Center, Suite 300 Princeton NJ 08540
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3150 Brunswick Pike, Suite 300, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

100 Horizon Center Blvd., Hamilton, NJ 08691
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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.

If you have been charged with a crime in Mercer County, New Jersey, it is in your interests to talk to an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. For a free consultation, you can call our firm 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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