What is a misdemeanor?
- Generally speaking, crimes that are less serious than felonies but more serious than civil infractions are called “misdemeanors.”Misdemeanor convictions carry a range of penalties, including fines, probation, community service, restitution, and jail. If you’ve been charged with a misdemeanor, a local criminal defense lawyer can explain how the law applies in your situation.
- Do I need a criminal defense attorney if I am not guilty?
- Can arrest or conviction records be expunged?
- What is the court process after you have been arrested for DUI?
- What is a felony?
- What is the difference between probation and parole?
- What should I do if I have been charged with a crime?
- What happens once I’m convicted of DWI or DUI?
- Should I talk to the police after an arrest?