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Drug possession charges are serious. Show the prosecutors that you are serious about your defense and walk into the courtroom with Drug Possession Lawyer Robert Stiefvater. Robert’s Drug Possession Defense Law Firm has become the go to firm for the defense of drug possession charges in . This is largely in part to the fact that we limit the number of client’s we serve at any given time. This enables us to dedicate our practice to you.

Drug Possession charges can range from minor misdemeanor to major felony with mandatory prison terms. No matter your charge, you should consult with the Drug Possession Defense Attorneys at Stiefvater Law. We stand up to the prosecutors and defend your rights. Our proven track record speaks for itself. Your successful defense is waiting. Call now.

Ohio law defines the bulk amounts for various drugs, including:

Cocaine

Heroin

Fentanyl

Drug Analogs

Schedule I, II, III, IV, V

Hashish

LSD

Marijuana

Call us to discuss the specific fact of your case.

The weight of the substance is the controlling factor in determining the degree of your charge. It is imperative that you discuss the facts of your case with one of our result driven Drug Possession Lawyers. The weights vary depending on the form of the drug – solid, liquid, etc. Often the charging entity does not get it right. Some of the weight levels defined in Ohio law are:

Heroin: 1 gram, 5 grams, 10 grams, 50 grams, 100 grams, and in excess of 100 grams.

Cocaine: 5 grams, 10 grams, 20 grams, 27 grams, 100 grams, and in excess of 100 grams.

The law also prescribes different amounts for these substances depending on “unit doses”

Drug Possession charges can be a first degree felony with major drug offender specification, first degree felony, second degree felony, third degree felony, fourth degree felony, fifth degree felony, first degree misdemeanor, fourth degree misdemeanor, or minor misdemeanor.

Potential punishment for conviction of drug possession:

Fifth Degree Felony (F5) – up to 12 months in prison. Fine up to $2,500.

Fourth Degree Felony (F4) – up to 18 months in prison. Fine up to $5,000.

Third Degree Felony (F3) – up to 5 years in prison. Fine up to $10,000.

Second Degree Felony (F2) – up to 8 years in prison. Fine up to $15,000.

First Degree Felony (F1) – up to life in prison. Fine up to $20,000.

Don’t let the prosecution push you around. You have rights. We stand up for you. We stand next to you.

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ORC Section 2925.11 is Ohio’s law on Drug Possession. What follows is part of that code section:

Hashish

(7) If the drug involved in the violation is hashish or a compound, mixture, preparation, or substance containing hashish, whoever violates division (A) of this section is guilty of possession of hashish. The penalty for the offense shall be determined as follows:

(a) Except as otherwise provided in division (C)(7)(b), (c), (d), (e), (f), or (g) of this section, possession of hashish is a minor misdemeanor.

(b) If the amount of the drug involved equals or exceeds five grams but is less than ten grams of hashish in a solid form or equals or exceeds one gram but is less than two grams of hashish in a liquid concentrate, liquid extract, or liquid distillate form, possession of hashish is a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.

(c) If the amount of the drug involved equals or exceeds ten grams but is less than fifty grams of hashish in a solid form or equals or exceeds two grams but is less than ten grams of hashish in a liquid concentrate, liquid extract, or liquid distillate form, possession of hashish is a felony of the fifth degree, and division (B) of section 2929.13 of the Revised Code applies in determining whether to impose a prison term on the offender.

(d) If the amount of the drug involved equals or exceeds fifty grams but is less than two hundred fifty grams of hashish in a solid form or equals or exceeds ten grams but is less than fifty grams of hashish in a liquid concentrate, liquid extract, or liquid distillate form, possession of hashish is a felony of the third degree, and division (C) of section 2929.13 of the Revised Code applies in determining whether to impose a prison term on the offender.

(e) If the amount of the drug involved equals or exceeds two hundred fifty grams but is less than one thousand grams of hashish in a solid form or equals or exceeds fifty grams but is less than two hundred grams of hashish in a liquid concentrate, liquid extract, or liquid distillate form, possession of hashish is a felony of the third degree, and there is a presumption that a prison term shall be imposed for the offense.

(f) If the amount of the drug involved equals or exceeds one thousand grams but is less than two thousand grams of hashish in a solid form or equals or exceeds two hundred grams but is less than four hundred grams of hashish in a liquid concentrate, liquid extract, or liquid distillate form, possession of hashish is a felony of the second degree, and the court shall impose as a mandatory prison term a second degree felony mandatory prison term of five, six, seven, or eight years.

(g) If the amount of the drug involved equals or exceeds two thousand grams of hashish in a solid form or equals or exceeds four hundred grams of hashish in a liquid concentrate, liquid extract, or liquid distillate form, possession of hashish is a felony of the second degree, and the court shall impose as a mandatory prison term a maximum second degree felony mandatory prison term.

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