Felony & Misdemeanor - Misdemeanor Offenses

Misdemeanor offenses are criminal offenses where one can be jailed for a MAXIMUM of 11 months, 29 days and fined $1000. The most severe misdemeanors are known as 1st degree misdemeanors and are punishable as described in the preceding sentence. Less severe misdemeanors are known as 2nd degree misdemeanors and are punishable by up to 60 days in jail and a $500 fine. Often more concerning for clients are the accompanying collateral penalties involved. Some misdemeanors carry with them driver’s license suspension possibilities, the potential for use of the misdemeanor conviction against you in a future trial, and the risk of deportation. Though misdemeanors are less severe than felony offenses, misdemeanor crimes of dishonesty and misdemeanor crimes of violence will haunt you long after your case is closed. Only hire a criminal attorney that not knows the legal implications of the allegation against in addition to the practical consequences associated with any criminal allegation. Call The Mayberry Law Firm now for a free consultation with a criminal attorney in Clearwater or St Petersburg, FL. If you call, I’ll answer you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.