Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Defense in Atlantic & Cape May County
What to Do When Facing Drug Paraphernalia Charges in New Jersey
Baggies, scales, and pipes are just a few of the more common items that can be the basis for being charged with possession of drug paraphernalia. These charges often accompany drug possession charges. But, even when they are standalone drug charges, they can create real and lasting difficulties in your life. The consequences for a drug paraphernalia possession charge include:
- Suspended driver’s license
And some of the difficulties may be felt long after the legal consequences have passed, including difficulty in:
- Obtaining financial aid
- Securing employment
- Leasing an apartment
You need to make avoiding both the immediate and the long-term consequences of this charge a priority. Securing skilled and exceptional representation is your first step to fully protecting your rights.
How to Overcome Drug Paraphernalia Possession Charges
I am Atlantic City criminal defense attorney John W. Tumelty. I have 30 years of criminal law experience and have worked as a Deputy Attorney General in the New Jersey Attorney General’s office, Division of Criminal Justice. I have also served as an Assistant County Prosecutor for the Atlantic County Prosecutor’s Office, Trial Section. I utilize my insight as a prosecutor to build cases for my clients that are capable of anticipating prosecutorial strategy and securing the best possible resolution.
Contact me today at 609-390-4600 to discuss your defense options.