Farmington Hills Drug Cultivation Attorney
Defending People Facing Drug Charges in Oakland County, MI Since 2002
Drug cultivation charges generally refer to the growing of marijuana. Marijuana cultivation is a state crime as well as a federal one. While marijuana possession laws are generally lighter than other drug charges, people who violate cultivation laws are subject to harsh penalties. If you are accused of growing marijuana without written authorization from a physician, you will be charged under these laws. Getting experienced legal help quickly is imperative if you wish to obtain the best possible outcome for your case. I, Daniel D. Hajji, Attorney at Law, am the Farmington Hills drug cultivation lawyer you can count on for the experienced, resourceful, and aggressive representation that you need.
I’ve been defending clients throughout Michigan since 2002. As soon as I begin working on a case, I begin an intensive investigation into the charges. During my investigation, I’ll look for favorable evidence, police error, and all other components which can be used to build an effective defense strategy. My goal is to provide the resources that your case needs for success and utilize every possible advantage to weaken the prosecutor’s case.
Obtain the help of an experienced drug cultivation attorney in Oakland County today by calling (248) 599-0054. Consultation is free and completely confidential.
Marijuana Cultivation Laws in Michigan
As mentioned above, the most common drug cultivation charges involve marijuana. The charges an individual receives will depend on how much marijuana authorities have accused them of growing. In Michigan, it is legal to grow marijuana as of December 6, 2018. Any adult who is 21 years or older can grow up to 12 plants for recreational use. However, it is still illegal to sell or buy marijuana for recreation in Michigan. The state is expected to create the regulations needed to sell marijuana by early 2020.
Those accused of cultivating 45 kilograms or more than 200 plants face the following penalties:
- Up to 15 years in prison
- Up to $10,000,000 in fines
Those accused of cultivating 5 to 45 kilograms or 20 to 199 plants face the following penalties:
- Up to seven years in prison
- Up to $500,000 in fines
Those accused of cultivating less than 5 kilograms or less than 20 plants face the following penalties:
- Up to four years in prison
- $20,000 in fines
Controlled Substance Cultivation Laws in Michigan
Cultivating other drugs is prosecuted harshly in the state of Michigan. The state categorizes drugs into five schedules, with Schedules I and II carrying the most severe penalties.
Cultivation of Schedule I or II drugs carry the following penalties:
- Up to life in prison
- Up to $1,000,000 in fines
Cultivation of Schedule III to V drugs carry the following penalties:
- Up to 7 years in prison
- Up to $10,000 in fines
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Everyone deserves a fair trial, so I will fight aggressively on your behalf in court. Part of what has made my firm successful is my willingness to investigate your case aggressively well before your trial date. I look at how authorities searched your property and will identify if they’ve violated your Fourth Amendment rights. I’ll also look at every fact related to your case to identify possible weakness in the prosecution’s case.
As a drug cultivation lawyer in Farmington Hills, it’s my duty to fight for the best possible outcome for your case. To do that, I make sure I have a strong relationship with each of my clients. Each client gets my direct phone number; if you ever need me, I’ll only be one phone call away. I also keep my clients updated on their cases, so you’ll always know where you’re at and what I’m doing to move you forward.
Don’t let an overzealous prosecutor control your future; call me today to build your defense! I serve residents throughout Michigan including those in Bloomfield, Troy, Southfield, Rochester Hills, Pontiac, Royal Oak, Novi, and all surrounding areas.
I’m available to talk when you call (248) 599-0054. Initial consultation is free and I offer payment plans to make my services attainable for all clients throughout Michigan.