Consequences of Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Sell

When you are caught selling or giving another person marijuana, the penalties that you face can be extremely serious and life-altering. In this difficult situation, it may seem as if you have no options, but you do. Everyone has the right to a fair trial, and with the representation of a qualified lawyer, you can effectively fight the charges and penalties that you face.

Austin criminal defense attorney Ian Inglis has successfully defended many clients or had their charges reduced. If you or someone you know has been accused of marijuana possession with intent to sell, contact him at (512) 472-1950 to discuss your case and begin building you defense today.

Texas Penalties

In the state of Texas, if you are charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell, you may face the following penalties:

  • Gifting up to 1/4 oz. - Class B Misdemeanor, 180 days to 2 years of incarceration and $2,000 fine
  • Selling up to 1/4 oz. - Class A Misdemeanor, 1 year in jail and a $4,000 fine
  • Selling 1/4 oz. to 5 lbs. - state jail felony, 180 days to 2 years of incarceration and a $10,000 fine
  • Selling 5 to 50 lbs. - 2nd degree felony, jail time of 2 to 20 years and a $10,000 fine
  • Selling 50 to 2,000 lbs. - 1st degree felony, 5 to 99 years of incarceration and a $10,000 fine
  • Selling 2,000 lbs. or more - Felony, a mandatory minimum sentencing of 10 to 99 years in jail and $100,000 fine
  • Selling to a minor - felony, 2 to 20 years of jail time and a $10,000 fine

An experienced marijuana defense attorney can help you fight your charges and potentially get you a reduced charge.

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If you or someone you know has been arrested for marijuana possession with intent to sell, you need an effective criminal defense on your side. Contact Austin criminal defense lawyers at the law offices of Ian Inglis today at (512) 472-1950 to speak with a qualified member of our legal team.

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