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Steroid Possession Lawyer in Morris County NJ

Charged with Possessing or Distributing Steroids in Morristown NJ?

New Jersey takes steroid possession charges very seriously. If you have been arrested and charged with possessing steroids like Dbol, Winstrol, Anavar, Test or any other steroid for that matter you will be charged with a third degree felony in New Jersey. As you will see below, a third degree felony is punishable by not only a lengthy state prison sentence but a high fine as well as a license loss. Morris County as a whole but more specifically Morristown, Parsippany, Dover, Denville, Roxbury, Mt. Olive, Madison and Rockaway has seen an uprise in the amount of steroid charges. If you or a loved one has been charged with possessing and/or distributing steroids, the Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver can help. Our office has eight criminal defense attorneys on staff, with over a combined 100 years of experience. We have been representing clients charged with possessing steroids, distributing heroin, possessing crystal meth with the intent to distribute or possession of marijuana in Morris County for over a decade. If you would like into our Morristown office to discuss your options and potential defenses then please contact us directly at 973.309.7050. Our attorneys are available 24/7 to help assist in any way possible. Now here is some key information on not only offense of possessing steroids but distributing them as well.

Steroid Charges in Montville NJ?

Possession of Steroids Charges

Steroid charges in New Jersey fall under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-10a. They are classified as a schedule III narcotic and as a result they carry rather significant consequences if convicted. Although most steroids are more commonly known by there street names, such as Winny, Var, Dbol or Test, the statute distinguish them by there compound names. Some of the most common compounds are as follows: Testosterone, Stanozolol, Trenbolone, Nandrolone, Etheylestrenol and Dianabol.

Steroid possession charges are third degree felonies in New Jersey. If convicted, a Defendant is subject to up to five (5) years in a State Prison, a fine up too $35,000, a felony criminal record and up too a two (2) year drivers license loss.  With that being said, depending on a Defendant’s criminal record, they may be eligible for a diversionary program known as Pretrial Intervention. For more information on this program, please checkout our practice series by clicking the link or contacting our Morristown office at 973.309.7050.

Distribution of Steroid Charges

The quantity of steroids possessed and the location in which the offense occurs will dictate what degree of felony a Defendant is charged with. Depending on the aforesaid factors, a Defendant charged with distributing steroids could be facing either a first, second or third degree felony. Here is a breakdown on the potential penalties one faces if charged with possession of steroids with the intent to distribute or actual distribution of steroids.

  • 1st Degree:
    • 10 – 20 in a State Prison
    • Fine up too $200,000
    • Felony Criminal Record
    • Up too a 2 year Drivers License Loss
    • Presumption of Incarceration
  • 2nd Degree:
    • 5 – 10 in a State Prison
    • Fine up too $150,000
    • Felony Criminal Record
    • Up too a 2 year Drivers License Loss
    • Presumption of Incarceration
  • 3rd Degree:
    • 5 – 10 in a State Prison
    • Fine up too $35,000
    • Felony Criminal Record
    • Up too a 2 year Drivers License Loss
    • Presumption against Incarceration (If Defendant has no prior criminal history)

Steroid Charges in Madison NJ

The Law Offices of Marshall, Bonus, Proetta & Oliver fully understands what a conviction for possessing steroids let alone distributing  them can do to ones life. One mistake should not ruin ones life. If you have been charged with possessing steroids, possessing heroin, possessing Molly or any other drug for that matter, we can help. With over 100 years of combined experience on staff, including years of prior prosecuting experience, you would be hard pressed to find a legal scenario that we have not already dealt with. Please contact our Morristown office at 973.309.7050 to set up a free consultation today.