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Marijuana Possession

Seattle Attorney Fighting VUCSA Marijuana Possession and Delivery Charges

Many people think of marijuana possession as a minor criminal offense. People arrested for misdemeanor possession of marijuana often expect nothing more than a slap on the wrist, particularly for minors and their parents who may chalk it up to nothing more than a juvenile crime. But conviction for marijuana possession — even in small amounts — can result in serious criminal and collateral consequences including drivers license suspensions for anyone under the age of 21 and a loss of federal financial aid if convicted.

The Law Offices of Steve Karimi in Seattle offers sound legal advice and experienced, aggressive representation to adult and juvenile clients charged with marijuana possession or delivery. We will fight to keep you out of jail and to minimize the consequences to your job or your academic career. If you have been charged with marijuana possession, contact a Seattle, Washington, marijuana possession attorney online or call 206-621-8777 to schedule a free initial consultation. 24-hour call service is available at 206-660-6200.

Arrested for Marijuana and in Need of a Prescription

The Washington State Medical Marijuana Act (Chapter 69.51A RCW) does not legalize the recreational use of marijuana. What it does is provide a legal defense for those charged with possession of marijuana that was prescribed by a doctor — in accordance with the law — to treat a medical condition.

Some clients are surprised to learn that chronic pain and other medical symptoms can result in a prescription for medical marijuana. Only people with a valid prescription and proof of diagnosis can take advantage of the legal defense offered by the Washington State Medical Marijuana Act. However, Mr. Karimi has received many favorable resolutions for defendants who are charged with possession or delivery of pot and received a prescription after being charged. Mr. Karimi is familiar with the medical process to help gain a valid prescription for marijuana.

Defense of Marijuana DUI and Minors Charged With Marijuana Possession

As a former prosecuting attorney, experienced Seattle criminal defense lawyer Steve Karimi can provide aggressive defense for persons charged with marijuana DUI and for juveniles and college students who are facing marijuana possession charges. Do not take your chances on the legal system alone. Make sure you have knowledgeable legal counsel in your corner. Many criminal cases can be dismissed by working with the prosecutor and finding alternative punishment a misdemeanor VUCSA drug crime such as community service.

Aggressive Representation for VUCSA Charges

Mr. Karimi is typically able to get VUSCA Marijuana cases dismissed in Snohomish County Courts. He is typically able to get VUSCA Marijuana charges off your record in Seattle Municipal Court, Whatcom County District Court, Pierce County District Court, Bellevue District Court, Redmond District Court, Bellingham Municipal Court, Kittitas District Court, and many others. In many cases multiple occupants are illegally arrested for an odor of marijuana coming from a car. Mr. Karimi knows all the angles and cases that support a civilians right to be free from unreasonable search and seizure. Courts are becoming more and more protective over the intrusion of privacy rights when deciding cases. Washington affords greater constitutional protection than the U.S. Constitution. Mr. Karimi will make sure your rights are protected under both state and federal law.

Call for a Free Initial Consultation With a Kirkland Medical Marijuana Attorney

If you have been charged with a marijuana-related crime, contact a Kirkland VUCSA marijuana lawyer today or call 206-621-8777 to schedule a free initial consultation. 24-hour call service is available at 206-660-6200. If you are unable to meet at our downtown offices, we can arrange an appointment at a location more convenient for you.

Contact Us

If you were arrested or a loved one has been charged with a crime in Seattle or surrounding areas of Washington State, the Law Offices of Steve Karimi can help. Call 206-621-8777 during regular business hours or 206-660-6200 24 hours a day for a free consultation.

Seattle Defense Lawyer

Named a "rising star" in criminal defense by Washington Law and Politics magazine, Mr. Karimi is a former prosecutor for King County who uses his insight into prosecution strategies to protect his clients' rights in criminal court.