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My son 17 years old is arrested in possession

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Hi, my son 17 years old is arrested for being in possession of dagga this afternoon. He is in the cell at the moment. What should we do
JA: My brothers got into lots of trouble with the law when they were young. The Criminal Lawyer will know how to get you the best outcome. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?
Customer: No not sure what to do
JA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Criminal Lawyer can help you best. Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.
Customer: I have not much detail other than last month I took him for the first time for a drug test because it's been a while that I have been suspecting it but refuse to believe my instinct since he convinces me otherwise.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Criminal Lawyer should know?
Customer: When he was tested it was positive and the doctor asked him to go for help. When we came home we asked him to go for counciling or rehab he said he is not addicted. And no need
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: South Africa Law
Expert:  gradycolleen replied 6 months ago.
Hello. I will help you with your questions. I have been an attorney for 27 years and a district attorney for 9 years. Please let me know the following so I can help you:What state and county are you in?What are the charges? Is he charged with a felony or misdemeanor?Does your son have prior convictions?
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
South Africa Cape Town , not sure what are the charged, no previous convictions.
Expert:  gradycolleen replied 6 months ago.
I am going to opt out. I am in the US. You should have an expert in South Africa handle this.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Ok
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Ok plz I need help now
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Too late so will not require
Expert:  CaseLaw replied 6 months ago.
Hi there, This is a further information request so that I can provide you a proper answer to your legal question. Please continue in this same question thread.How or where was your son arrested? What were the circumstances? How much dagga did he have on him?Awaiting your further information.RegardsCaseLaw