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i was charged with manufctuer of marijuana .i am disabled with

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i was charged with manufctuer of marijuana .i am disabled with progressive m.s.

Samuel II :

Hello

My name is XXXXX XXXXX I look forward to providing you information in this regard

Samuel II :

Please tell me what you need to know

Samuel II :

Thanks

Customer:

medical marijuana is not leagal i know...but will my health status efect outcome ? i use a walker or wheelchair now...with progressive nature of this form of this type of ms life expectancy is short. dio in 8-09

Samuel II :

Thank you

Samuel II :

And so what can I provide for you? Do you want to know the possible penatlies or what?

Samuel II :

You say manufacturing is the charge and so how much pot was that?

Samuel II :

Was it all for personal use?

Customer:

37 plants... 16 were less than 2 inches... yes personal.. no evidence of distribution

Samuel II :

Thank you

Samuel II :

The possible penalty is a fine of up to $5000 and up to 5 years in prison

Samuel II :

This is a felony offense. And so because of the amount of time that the court can impose, I suggest, it is in your best interest to at least consult with a local attorney to see what type of plea may be available for you

Customer:

they said they could smell it,searched,confiscated on 1-18=13...i moved six months later then warrant was issued july 16... at time there was no arrest or contact for that duration... and never marandized...

Samuel II :

Thank you

Customer:

all i can afford is public defender

Samuel II :

Well, you don't need to have Miranda rights read, if they have all the evidence they need.

Samuel II :

The only reason to mention you did not get Miranda rights is if you told them anything they need to get a conviction

Samuel II :

But if they already had all they need, it would not matter.

Samuel II :

I suggest that a PD is better than nothing since they are attorneys and dedicate their professional skills to the indigent

Samuel II :

And so I suggest you should contact your local PD and have them negoiate a plea to a suspended sentence with probation/

Customer:

is the timeline relevent ?

Samuel II :

And use your MS as part of your defense

Samuel II :

Even though Medical Marijuana is not legal in Florida

Customer:

its reason why

Customer:

they ceased cash and returned it

Samuel II :

Ok

Customer:

do they have that long to file ? 6 months

Samuel II :

Oh yes.

Samuel II :

The statute of limitations is 3 years to file charges

Samuel II :

So they have that long to file and can take even longer to actually prosecute once the charges are filed.

Customer:

in my mind i will take it to jury trile unless reduced to mis

Samuel II :

I see. Well, you have that right.

Samuel II :

But I suggest you may be able to get it reduced

Samuel II :

However, only a skilled local attorney is going to be able to negoiate that with you

Samuel II :

or for you

Samuel II :

On your behalf with the DA

Customer:

to not a felony possible

Samuel II :

It is my personal opinion that this whole War on Marijuana is so over rated and the courts and DA know it

Samuel II :

It is possible to have it reduced to a possession charge

Samuel II :

Yes

Customer:

will amount of money to prosicute come into play

Samuel II :

Generally it does, yes.

Samuel II :

DA would like to settle the matter out of court reasonably so as not to have taxpayer money pay for a trial

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