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Olathe Marijuana Defense Lawyer

Have you been charged with possession of marijuana in Johnson County?

Although marijuana is not considered as dangerous a drug as other illicit drugs such as heroin or PCP, it can still cause you to be charged with a serious drug crime, especially depending on the amount of marijuana on hand. Marijuana that is used for sale, trafficking, cultivation or importation can be considered a felony and carry harsh penalties. Fines are several thousand dollars and a conviction can include prison time. For those arrested for possession of marijuana, contact an Olathe criminal defense attorney to get the information you need regarding the legal steps needed to fight your charges.

Skilled Olathe Marijuana Attorney

When facing marijuana charges you need to retain an effective criminal defense lawyer. My firm at The Law Office of John Harvell can help you through this difficult time in defending your rights. As a former prosecutor, I have extensive experience in how the prosecution puts their case together and can therefore prepare your defense based on my knowledge. Fighting for your freedom is my goal, by putting together a strong defense that will challenge any procedural errors they law enforcement may have made and challenging evidence. I also have successfully tried numerous cases and can aggressively represent you in court, if necessary.

Don't risk your future on what you think might be a minor marijuana charge. A drug conviction can affect the rest of your life. Having a drug crime on your record can possibly keep you from obtaining certain jobs, affect housing and loan prospects and increase your insurance rates.

I work hard on behalf of my clients and am dedicated to attempting to get your charges reduced or even dismissed, if at all possible. I provide you personal attention and can serve you in Olathe, Johnson County and Kansas.

When charged with marijuana possession, contact an Olathe marijuana lawyer today.

Why Choose John Harvell

  • Nearly 30 years representing clients throughout Kansas

  • Former prosecutor, understanding both sides of the courtoom

  • Highly knowledgeable regarding all major updates to Kansas DUI laws

  • Build compelling defense strategies that more effectively protect my clients' rights

Client Testimonials

  • “My husband walked away with a small misdemeanor, and able to come back home.”


  • “He set up a plan of action which truly saved not just me but my whole family from hardship.”


  • “I was able to follow his recommendations and get Diversion instead of a potential misdemeanor or felony.”


  • “He was transparent with our strategy and did a nice job communicating with us in regards to the process.”


  • “I am very glad that we went to him with our troubles and would go to him again if we needed to.”


  • “When anybody asks me if I know an attorney, I always have and will tell them, John Harvell.”


  • “He keeps his promises/commitments, and will do everything he can for you.”


  • “I am from a foreign country and was facing deportation. This was a very important result.”


  • “Mr. Harvell filed a Motion to Suppress because of an illegal car search. Prior to trial, the charges were dismissed.”


  • “Thank you for listening to me, my Mom and Sister”


  • “After appearing for a hearing to revoke probation, the case was dismissed.”


  • “John was diligent and hard working to provide a positive experience and outcome for my case.”


  • “Both the driver's license suspension was dismissed and found not guilty DUI.”


  • “John is always my first call when needing legal advice.”


  • “This is such a relief. You rock John.”


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