I was arrested for possession of marijuana or marijuana-related charges in Georgia. What can I do?

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Jeffrey Johnson is a legal writer with a focus on personal injury. He has worked on personal injury and sovereign immunity litigation in addition to experience in family, estate, and criminal law. He earned a J.D. from the University of Baltimore and has worked in legal offices and non-profits in Maryland, Texas, and North Carolina. He has also earned an MFA in screenwriting from Chapman Univer...

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The state of Georgia has strict laws dealing with possession of marijuana and other marijuana-related offenses. If you have been arrested and charged with a Georgia marijuana offense, you may have some defenses available to you, but defenses are always highly case-specific and will depend on the circumstances of your arrest. For instance, you may be able to contest the validity of the police search that led to the discovery of the marijuana. An experienced Georgia criminal attorney will be able to examine the particulars of your case, analyze the actions of the police, and determine whether your constitutional rights were violated.

Follow this link for more information about Georgia Marijuana Laws and Georgia Medical Marijuana Laws

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