Union County Drug Possession Lawyer
New Jersey Drug Trafficking Attorney
Drug Distribution: Marijuana & Cocaine
Former New Jersey Prosecutor
If you have been charged with a drug related offense in Union County, the best weapon for your defense is a Union County defense lawyer. My name is Anthony N. Palumbo, and I am a former Union County Assistant Prosecutor, and former Cranford Municipal Prosecutor. I have continuously had a law office in Union County, New Jersey, for over 35 years.
If you are charged with drug possession, it is important you contact an experienced Union County criminal defense attorney immediately. Call to schedule a free initial consultation by phone or in person at 1-866-664-8118.
As your drug possession defense attorney, I will carefully analyze all of the evidence in your charge, check the actions of the law enforcement officials who charged you with your drug related offense, and develop a strong drug charges defense on your behalf. I have successfully defended individuals in Union County and throughout New Jersey for over 35 years.
Union County Drug Charges
The Union County Court presides over indictable crimes. This includes most drug charges with the exception of small amounts of marijuana. With its proximity to New York, New Jersey sees a large amount of drug distribution and possession with intent to distribute.
The Union County court is often flooded with drug related cases, so we have included Stages of a Marijuana Case on our website to help you understand how the system works.
Controlled Dangerous Substances (“CDS”) are heavily regulated in New Jersey and a violation of such laws can easily result in a criminal charge with severe penalties. Common charges involve drugs such as:
- Cocaine or heroin
- Ecstasy, LSD (acid) and PCP (angel dust)
- methamphetamine or P2P
- Marijuana, hashish,
- methadone, mescaline and Peyote
- Opium, DMT, Magic Mushrooms
- Amphetamines, including Ritalin and Xanax
I have years of experience defending individuals who have been charged with various offenses in Union County Court. As a former Union County Assistant Prosecutor and former Cranford Municipal Prosecutor, I know how the prosecution works and I have knowledge of which defenses are most effective in fighting your drug possession charge.
I aggressively defend individuals throughout New Jersey against the following charges:
- Possession of drugs with intent to distribute
- Drug distribution
- Drug sale
- Drug trafficking
- Marijuana manufacture and cultivation
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Conspiracy to violate drug laws
- Driving with drugs in the car
- Juvenile drug crimes
- Drugs in school zone charges
- Unauthorized prescription drugs
- Ecstasy Sale & Distribution
- Marijuana offenses