I've been charged with under the misuse of drugs Act 1995 section c section 61 C and 2 I've also been charged with the

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Customer: I've been charged with under the misuse of drugs Act 1995 section c section 61 C and 2 I've also been charged with the misuse of drugs Act 1995 section section 61 d and 62
JA: Were these felony or misdemeanor drugs charges? Do you have any upcoming court dates?
Customer: Yes I do on the 29th of September
JA: Where are you located? Drug laws vary by state.
Customer: Common New Zealand West Auckland Henderson
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Customer: Just want to know what I can do to make my chargers a little bit easier or something
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It is always possible to negotiate with the police on charges. You can talk about issues like what is in the summary of facts and whether there are any issues which you need to defend. You can also have a defended facts hearing if you want to plead guilty but don't accept the police version. Normally you would get a discount of 20 to 25% for an early plea of guilty which also helps. An effective lawyer will help you negotiate with the police and present the best possible case. I can suggest lawyers if you want, or you can apply for legal aid through the court

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