12 Little Known Consequences of a Marijuana Conviction or Arrest
- If you’re convicted or enter a plea, you’ll be on probation and mandatory Urinalysis Tests will be performed.
- A conviction could impact child custody issues in family court.
- An arrest for Possession with Intent to Distribute or an arrest for the Manufacture of 5 or more plants may result in the State attempting to Forfeit your home, your car, your cash and other assets which they can do even if charges are later dismissed or you are acquitted at trial! This heinous law is know as “Asset Forfeiture”.
- A conviction can impact Federally insured student loans
- A felony conviction deprives you of the right to vote
- A felony conviction deprives you of the right to possess firearms
- A conviction can get you tossed out of government subsidized housing
- A conviction can impair your ability to obtain food stamps and other welfare benefits
- Your ability to ever adopt children will be jeopardized
- You will be denied entry into Canada and possibly other countries
- A misdemeanor conviction remains on your record and available to the public for three years before it can be expunged, which may have an impact on current or future employment
- A felony conviction remains on your record and available to the public for five years before it can be expunged, which may have an impact on current or future employment.
WERE YOU UNLUCKY TODAY?
Unless you were just browsing around for good information about marijuana and marijuana busts, you’re no doubt here because it’s already too late, you’ve either just been released by the cops or you’re looking at a citation or summons to appear in court for a marijuana offense. Believe me, I can feel your pain, it’s happened to me!!