Baker County Justice Court District
Possession of a Controlled Substance
(Less than One Ounce Marijuana)
Your citation reflects an allegation that you possessed less than one ounce of marijuana. Under Oregon law conviction for this violation shall result in a fine of at least $650.00 plus statutory assessments. If you appear by mail rather than in person and are found guilty of this charge you will be notified by the court of your conviction and the amount of your fine. Your fine and assessments are immediately due unless you make arrangements with the court for monthly payments.
You have the right in violation cases to plead guilty, not guilty or no contest. You have the right to hire an attorney, subpoena witnesses, and cross examine witnesses against you including the arresting officer. You may testify in your own behalf, but you have the right against self incrimination. You do not have to testify. You have the right to have the State prove the case against you at trial to the court.
You also may be eligible for the marijuana diversion program. If you would like to enter the diversion program, the paperwork and information on that program is available from the court or it is available online at http://courts.oregon.gov/OJD/forms/index.page
. If you would like to enter that program, you may complete the application and send it to the court. If you successfully complete diversion, the violation will be dismissed.
If you have any legal questions you should see an attorney. The court is unable to give you any legal advice.
Marijuana Diversion Form 1
Marijuana Diversion Form 2
Marijuana Diversion Form 3
Click HERE to download DUII Diversion Forms
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