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Indiana Marijuana Charges and Criminal Defense

Although several other states have begun to change their recreational and medicinal usage laws, marijuana possession is still a crime in Indiana. In fact, it is still a Schedule I drug, the most severe of all drug classifications. Marijuana convictions can leave a permanent mark on a person’s life, affecting job opportunities, living arrangements, college admissions, custody agreements, and more. If you have been recently charged with a marijuana offense, no matter how small or serious, it is important to secure your rights as soon as possible. A trusted marijuana lawyer will be your advocate through the entire legal process, defending your rights by putting their knowledge of the law and their legal experience to work for you. David E. Lewis, Attorney at Law, is the seasoned Indianapolis drug crime lawyer that will get you the justice you deserve. Call him today for marijuana defense you can trust.

Have You Been Charged With a Marijuana Offense in Indiana?
CALL 317-636-7514 RIGHT NOW!

From marijuana possession to marijuana trafficking, facing any type of drug charge is a serious circumstance in Indiana. But you can better protect your future and clear your name by hiring an experienced drug crime lawyer after being arrested and charged with a marijuana offense. Attorney David E. Lewis will aggressively fight your case by developing a custom defense, both strong and impactful, to protect your rights, your freedom, and your future. He has the strongest commitment to pursuing justice for his clients and will stop at nothing to defend every allegation and obtain a better-quality outcome in court. Call 317-636-7514 and schedule a courtesy consultation to evaluate and discuss your case with him today.

Common Marijuana Offenses
Possession
Possession w/Intent to Distribute
Manufacturing
Trafficking / Dealing

Possible Marijuana Defenses
Illegal Search & Seizure
Mistakes in Case Facts
Constructive Possession
Personal Use Possession
Lack of Intent / Knowledge
Entrapment
InfancyAge 16 & Under


Here at The Law Office of David E. Lewis, we understand just how unsettling a marijuana charge can be for our clients. We know these legal predicaments immediately affect several aspects of a person’s life, as well as their families. Whether arrested for recreational possession or large-scale trafficking, we provide our clients with the most effective legal strategies and options in order to best resolve their legal issues and protect their freedoms. Case dismissals, reductions, and alternative sentencing agreements for marijuana charges are absolutely possible when you call David E. Lewis, Attorney at Law.
INDIANA MARIJUANA PENALTIES
ENHANCEMENTS
Include, but Not Limited to:
Drug Manufacturing
Priors for Dealing
Possession of Firearm
In Drug-Free Zones
Presence of Children
On School Grounds or Within 500 Feet
Dealing to a Minor
On or Within 500 Feet of a Park or School Bus
Dealing to Someone 3 Years One’s Junior




POSSESSION - UNDER 5 GRAMS (No Priors):
0 to 6 Months in an Indiana County Jail Facility.
Fine up to $1,000 – Not including court costs and probation fees.
With no prior felony convictions, minimum sentence may be reduced or dismissed.
First time offender conditions may be applicable.
Class B Misdemeanor

POSSESSION – (With Prior Drug Conviction):
0 Months to 1 Year in an Indiana County Jail Facility.
Probation up to 1 Year.
Fine up to $5,000 – Not including court costs and probation fees.
Class A Misdemeanor

POSSESSION – OVER 30 GRAMS (With Prior Drug Conviction):
6 Months to 2 ½ Years in an Indiana Department of Corrections Prison Facility.
Probation up to 2 ½ Years.
Fine up to $10,000 – Not including court costs and probation fees.
With no prior felony convictions, minimum sentence may be reduced or dismissed.
Level 6 Felony

DEALING – OVER 30 GRAMS BUT LESS THAN 10 LBS (No Priors)
6 Months to 2 ½ Years in an Indiana Department of Corrections Prison Facility.
Probation up to 2 ½ Years.
Fine up to $10,000 – Not including court costs and probation fees.
With no prior felony convictions, minimum sentence may be reduced or dismissed.
Level 6 Felony

DEALING – OVER 30 GRAMS BUT LESS THAN 10 LBS (With Prior Drug Conviction)
Minimum of 1 Year - Average 3 Years - Max 6 Years in Prison.
Probation up to 8 Years.
Fine up to $10,000 – Not including court costs and probation fees.
With no prior felony convictions, minimum sentence may be reduced or dismissed.
Credit time for court-ordered sentences reduced to 25%.
Level 5 Felony

DEALING – OVER 10LBS
Minimum of 1 Year - Average 3 Years - Max 6 Years in Prison.
Probation up to 8 Years.
Fine up to $10,000 – Not including court costs and probation fees.
With no prior felony convictions, minimum sentence may be reduced or dismissed.
Credit time for court-ordered sentences reduced to 25%.
Level 5 Felony

Additional penalties may be applied to all of the above sentences, including drug and alcohol education, impact panels, community service, ankle monitors, ignition interlock devices, and more. Call Attorney David E. Lewis at 317-636-7514 for an explanation of all the penalties you face for your drug charges in Indiana.


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