NJ Penalties for Possession of Heroin:
Quantity Needed: Dusting to 1/2 ounce
Type of Offense: 3rd Degree
Jail Term: 3 to 5 years in Jail
Fine: Up to $35,000.00
Probation:  As Determined by the Court
Loss of Drivers License for 6 months
NJ Penalties for Distribution of Heroin:
Quantity needed: 1/2 oz. or more
Degree of Offense: 1st or 2nd Degree
Jail Time: 7 to 20 years based on Degree
Probation: As Determined by the Court
Fine: 2nd Degree up to $75,000.00
1st Degree up to $500,000.00
The Penalties for Possession or Distribution of Heroin in NJ is
based on the manner in how the drug is found and the quantity.
NJ Heroin Possession Charge  2C:35-10:
A Possession Charge for Heroin is charged when
only personal use is alleged by the state.  
Generally a possession charge for heroin will be
imposed when the actor has from a dusting up to
1/2 oz in his possession.  But the weight of the
heroin alone is not the only factor the police will
look at when charging you.  Even if you have less
than 1/2 ounce if the heroin was packaged as 10
packets and you had a scale or large sums of
money in your possession, you may be charged
with both heroin possession and distribution.  The
State does not need to prove actual possession of
the heroin on your person, but merely constructive
To Learn more about what a
possession of heroin charge is in NJ and the
defenses to a heroin charge click here.
A Distribution Charge for Heroin: Requires the actor
to possess a quantity of heroin over 1/2 ounce.  You
can still however be charged with distribution of
heroin even for less than 1/2 oz if the circumstances
surrounding your arrest would leave the normal  
person to believe that your intentions were to sell or
give heroin to other people.   Distribution of heroin is
a very serious charge and has similar penalties in the
length of jail time to rape or even murder charge.  
The state does not need to prove you actually
possessed the heroin on your person but merely that
you had constructive possession.  
To Learn more
about what a distribution of Heroin Charge is, the
consequences of a conviction, and the defenses click
NJ Distribution of Heroin Charge in 2C:35-5:
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The Consequences For Possession or Distribution of Heroin in New Jersey Will:
1) Subject you to a possible prison term of Imprisonment for 3 or more years
2) Give you a Criminal Record
3) Prevent or make it harder to obtain a job
4) Result in the loss of your drivers license for a minimum of 6 months
5) Require you to report to a Probation Officer and take random drug testing
6) Require payment of a large fine as indicated From up to $35,000 and up to $500,000
7) Restrict future travel including denied entry to many countries from Canada to Russia.
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can be beat, and it doesn't have to be hard, painful or even stressful.  However,
I have found that it can't be done alone you must get the best professional help
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My firm is not just here to help you beat the heroin charge you got busted for,  
but also your addiction.  Your addiction to heroin will not be solved by going to
jail.   Your addiction can only be solved by you.  You must commit to end your
addiction, otherwise your addiction will end you!  Each year since 2014 more
people were busted for heroin then any other drug except marijuana and in
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particular case. Additional penalties apply if person is charged with possession of heroin in a NJ School Zone, Public Hoousing or Park. This web site is not intended to give legal
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