Drug Paraphernalia Attorney in Hackensack, NJ
Skilled Drug Paraphernalia Lawyer in Essex County, Hudson County, Passaic County & Bergen County, New Jersey
Attorney Adam M. Lustberg fights for the rights of his clients charged with possession of drug paraphernalia in Fort Lee, Elmwood Park, Fair Lawn, and everywhere else in Bergen County, NJ. According to New Jersey law, it is illegal to possess a device, instrument, or drug paraphernalia used for unlawfully smoking, swallowing, or injecting a controlled dangerous substance. Under New Jersey law, the offense of possessing drug paraphernalia carries severe penalties that could lead to significant jail time. As a result, it is imperative that anyone charged with possession of drug paraphernalia in NJ retain the services of a skilled criminal defense attorney.
Drug paraphernalia, which is typically found with marijuana, includes all products, materials, and equipment which are intended for use or designed for use in inhaling, consuming, injecting, concealing, containing, storing, packaging, analyzing, testing, preparing, processing, producing, converting, compounding, manufacturing, harvesting, growing, cultivating, propagating, producing, converting, compounding, manufacturing, harvesting, growing, or planting. In essence, drug paraphernalia can be any object or device used to inhale, ingest, inject, smoke, inhale, or otherwise consume illegal drugs.
Drug Paraphernalia Charges in Hackensack, New Jersey
For the district attorney’s office to prove that a person charged with drug paraphernalia is guilty, they must prove the following elements:
- The device, instrument, or drug paraphernalia for unlawfully injecting or smoking a controlled substance was in the defendant’s possession.
- The object’s presence was known to the defendant.
- The defendant knew it was an object intended for use to unlawfully inject, smoke, or swallow a controlled substance.
Everyday household objects can be considered “drug paraphernalia” if they are used in a manner that facilitates illegal drug use. Typically, they include the following types of objects:
- Roach clips
- Drug-packaging plastic bags
- Certain types of smoking pipes
- Spoons using for liquifying drugs
- Kits used for producing synthetic controlled substances
Contact Lustberg Law Today for a Free Case Evaluation with an Experienced Hackensack Drug Paraphernalia Lawyer
When you’ve been charged with possession of drug paraphernalia in New Jersey, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney who can battle your charges. Attorney Adam M. Lustberg has more than a decade of experience effectively representing clients charged with all types of drug charges, including possession of drug paraphernalia. He is prepared to fight for your constitutional rights and will work toward dismissal of your drug paraphernalia possession charges.
Call now to schedule a free evaluation of your case with attorney Adam M. Lustberg. You can also fill out the online contact form to schedule a free initial consultation.