Take a moment to talk to our criminal lawyers about your legal rights and options. You may be at risk of facing jail time and fines as well as other penalties, and an attorney can help to protect you from these consequences. Although not as severe as felonies, misdemeanors are still criminal offenses worth challenging with the help of an experienced criminal defense lawyer.

A misdemeanor is a crime punishable by a maximum of 1 year in county jail and / or a monetary fine up to $1,000.

Some examples of misdemeanor offenses include:

  1. Battery
  2. Disorderly conduct
  3. Driving on a suspended license
  4. Petty theft
  5. Prostitution
  6. Driving under the influence

There are certain aggravating factors that may cause these offenses to be enhanced to felony charges.