Legal Question in Criminal Law in Georgia

I've been charged with possession of marijauna with intent to distribute. I have no prior criminal history. Recommendation was 10yrs. probation and 1 yr confinement. I would rather do 50 yrs. probation than do a day in jail. Are there any alternatives?

Asked on 4/16/13, 6:17 am

2 Answers from Attorneys

Scott Riddle Law Office of Scott B. Riddle, LLC

You are facing years in prison, and basically ruining your life, and you are asking that question on the internet instead of the best criminal lawyer you can find? The alternative is to get a lawyer, or plan on prison.

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Answered on 4/16/13, 6:19 am

Lawrence Lewis Lawrence Lewis, P.C.

Unfortunately, you do not get to pick the punishment when you are caught for a criminal offense. There are many alternatives. You need to sit down with an attorney in order to review all of the alternatives:

Good luck.

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Answered on 4/16/13, 9:28 am

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