Crimes are generally divided into two categories: misdemeanors and felonies. Misdemeanors are the less serious of the two categories and generally involve minor offenses such as:
Misdemeanor charges will not only result in fines and possible jail time; they will also leave a black mark on your criminal record, making it harder to find a good job and maintain an excellent reputation. Act now if you are facing charges and hire an Atlanta criminal defense lawyer from my firm.
The Law Office of Jeff Manciagli is dedicated to fighting all types of criminal charges, from minor misdemeanors to serious felonies. No matter what your case involves, I have the experience and track record to win the results that you need.
Misdemeanors are offenses punishable by no more than a year in the county jail. Fines can also be required. In general, Georgia misdemeanors will result in the following penalties:
In many cases, the judge may grant the defendant probation instead of sending him or her to jail. Fines are also usually less than $5,000, but can be that high for "high and aggravated misdemeanor" cases.
Contact my firm today if you have been arrested for any misdemeanor, or for a felony. I will give my full attention to your case and fight tirelessly to get your charges reduced or to have your case dismissed altogether. Even a misdemeanor can have a strong, negative impact on your life, so do not hesitate to take action in your defense.
Call now at (770) 884-4708 to receive your free initial consultation with a criminal defense lawyer.