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The Spodek Law Group understands how delicate high-profile cases can be, and has a strong track record of getting positive outcomes. Our lawyers service a clientele that is nationwide. With offices in both LA and NYC, and cases all across the country - Spodek Law Group is a top tier law firm.

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In 2022, Netflix released a series about one of Todd’s clients: Anna Delvey/Anna Sorokin.

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New Jersey Imitation Drugs Lawyers

By Spodek Law Group | February 14, 2023

Arrested for Possession of Fake or Counterfeit Controlled Dangerous Substance (“CDS”)?

Have you been apprehended for possessing or distributing a simulated or fake controlled dangerous substance in New Jersey? The shock of realizing the severity of the situation can be overwhelming. At Spodek Law Group, we understand the gravity of these charges and the consequences they can have on your life. Our team of attorneys, led by Todd Spodek, is here to help you navigate the complex legal landscape and fight for your rights. With decades of experience and a passion for protecting our clients, we are here to help you every step of the way.

The Consequences of a Counterfeit CDS Charge It is hard to overstate the seriousness of possessing or distributing a fake CDS in New Jersey. The state has a specific law, N.J.S.A. 2C:35-11, that makes it a felony to have, attempt to obtain, or distribute any substance that is represented to be a controlled dangerous substance, or that a reasonable person would think is a CDS. A violation of this law can lead to severe penalties, including up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $200,000. Additionally, a mandatory suspension of your driver’s license for six months to two years may also be imposed.

If you find yourself in this situation, you need a knowledgeable and experienced attorney who can help you navigate the complex legal system. At Spodek Law Group, our team of attorneys has decades of experience defending clients facing criminal charges in New Jersey. We understand the nuances of the law and can help you build a strong defense to protect your rights and your freedom. Contact us today to schedule a complimentary initial consultation and let us fight for you.

New Jersey Law & Penalties: Possession or Distribution of an Imitation Drug

The state of New Jersey takes drug offenses very seriously. The penalties for possessing or distributing a fake or simulated controlled dangerous substance (CDS) are particularly harsh, given the potential harm to the public that could result from someone attempting to sell or use such substances.

Under N.J.S.A. 2C:35-11, possessing or distributing a simulated CDS is a third-degree crime, punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $200,000. Additionally, as with any CDS conviction, a mandatory driver’s license suspension of six months to two years may be imposed.

The law provides three scenarios that may constitute evidence of a violation of N.J.S.A. 2C:35-11, including packaging of a substance in a manner that would normally be used for the unlawful distribution of an illegal drug, the attempt or actual distribution of a simulated substance along with a demand for money or consideration, and possessing or distributing a substance whose physical appearance is substantially the same as a form of controlled dangerous substance.

If you are facing charges for possessing or distributing a fake or simulated controlled dangerous substance, it is crucial to work with an experienced attorney who can help you build a strong defense. At Spodek Law Group, our attorneys have the knowledge and experience necessary to navigate the complexities of the legal system and fight for your rights. We understand the seriousness of these charges and the impact they can have on your life, and we are here to help you every step of the way.

In conclusion, being arrested for possessing or distributing a fake or simulated controlled dangerous substance can be a frightening and overwhelming experience. The attorneys at Spodek Law Group are here to help you through this difficult time and to fight for your rights. Contact us today to schedule a complimentary initial consultation and let us help you build a strong defense against these serious charges.


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