Leonard Biddison

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Philadelphia, PA

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Haddonfield, NJ

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Camden NJ Possession of CDS in a Motor Vehicle Lawyer

Drug Charges Attorney in Haddonfield, New Jersey

Possession of a CDS in Motor Vehicle
Possession of a CDS in Motor Vehicle

New Jersey’s definition of what qualifies as a controlled dangerous substance is extremely broad. As a result, possession of a CDS in a motor vehicle is a very common offense to be charged with. Although this crime is quite common, the penalties that can result from a conviction, including a lengthy license suspension, can have a significant impact on your life. If you have been charged with possession of a CDS in a motor vehicle, you should consult with an experienced attorney who can get you a positive outcome in your case.

The attorneys at the Law Offices of Leonard Biddison have had tremendous success handling a huge volume of drug cases for years in Camden County including Gloucester, Cherry Hill, Winslow, Somerdale, and Brooklawn. Also, one of the members of our criminal defense team is a former county prosecutor in New Jersey who used to prosecute drug charges for the State which means we know what kinds of arguments the prosecution might make. This sort of knowledge and expertise can be extremely valuable in your case. If you have been charged with possession of a CDS in a motor vehicle, having an attorney who knows what it takes to potentially beat the charges against you is imperative. Call the Law Offices of Leonard Biddison at 866-721-9510 anytime for a free initial consultation.

Possession of a CDS in a Motor Vehicle Lawyer in Gloucester NJ 

The law for possession of CDS in a motor vehicle is explained under N.J.S.A. 39:4-49.1. It provides:

No person shall operate a motor vehicle on any highway while knowingly having in his possession or in the motor vehicle any controlled dangerous substance as classified in Schedules I, II, III, IV and V of the “New Jersey Controlled Dangerous Substances Act,” P.L.1970, c. 226 (C. 24:21-1 et seq.) or any prescription legend drug, unless the person has obtained the substance or drug from, or on a valid written prescription of, a duly licensed physician, veterinarian, dentist or other medical practitioner licensed to write prescriptions intended for the treatment or prevention of disease in man or animals or unless the person possesses a controlled dangerous substance pursuant to a lawful order of a practitioner or lawfully possesses a Schedule V substance.

Penalties for Possession of a CDS in a Motor Vehicle in New Jersey 

Penalties for this offense include:

  • Forfeiture of right to operate a motor vehicle for 2 years
  • Fine of $50

Note: You may also be facing charges and penalties for possession of the drug you were found with in the motor vehicle. These penalties can include additional fines and potentially prison time. 

Contact a Winslow NJ Possession of CDS in a Motor Vehicle Lawyer Today

The criminal defense attorneys at the Law Offices of Leonard Biddison are always available to speak with you about your case and begin to formulate an aggressive strategy to defend you against a possession of a CDS in a motor vehicle charge. Our criminal defense team understands the details of the law in New Jersey and we will use this knowledge to help you best defend against these charges. Call us today at 866-721-9510 for a free initial consultation about your case.

Experience You Can Trust

For the past 20 years, Mr. Biddison has provided his clients with excellent legal counsel in a broad variety of criminal matters. From straightforward issues to serious litigation, he offers you the experience and confidential advice you need to maneuver through the laws of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

When you’ve been accused of a crime, you are entitled to a thorough and competent criminal defense. Leonard D. Biddison Esquire ensures your legal rights are upheld. Allow our team to assist you during this difficult time.

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Areas We Serve

Burlington County, Mount Holly, Mount Laurel, Pemberton Twp. Camden County, Camden City, Cherry Hill Twp., Gloucester City, Gloucester Twp., Pennsauken, Winslow Twp. Gloucester County, Deptford Twp., Monroe Twp., Paulsboro Boro, Washington Twp., West Deptford Twp., Woodbury City, Bordentown Twp., Cinnaminson, Evesham Twp., Mansfield Twp., Maple Shade Twp., Medford Twp., Moorestown Twp., Palmyra Boro, Bellmawr, Clementon, Collinswood, Haddon Twp., Lindenwold, Pine Hill Boro, Stratford Boro, Voorhees Twp., Waterford Twp., Elk Joint Municipal Court, Franklin Joint Mun Ct, Greenwich Twp, Mantua Twp.

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230 South Broad Street Suite 1501

Philadelphia, PA

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Haddonfield, NJ

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