Misdemeanor Defense Attorneys
Facing Misdemeanor Charges? Don't Go It Alone — Our Law Firm Can Help
A misdemeanor is defined as a criminal offense punishable under the laws of the State of Florida, if committed in Florida, by a sentence to a term in a county correctional facility not in excess of one year.
Criminal Defense Lawyers
A misdemeanor affects the lives of individuals in different ways, from fines to months of court battles and jail time. Misdemeanors can result in the loss of a job, custody changes and family stress. It is always important to contact a reputable attorney in criminal law proceedings, even those involving a misdemeanor crime.
Some examples of misdemeanors that result in arrest include:
- Domestic violence
- Disorderly conduct
- Driving with a suspended license
- Petty theft / Shoplifting
- Loitering and prowling
If you are found guilty of a misdemeanor crime, it is important to realize that it can carry serious consequences. Consequences can include:
- Having the crime on your permanent record, which will in turn interfere with future employment
- One year of probation
- One year of jail time
- $1,000 fine
It is crucial to appear before a judge with a qualified misdemeanor defense attorney in cases regarding a misdemeanor.
The Defense That You Deserve
At the Law Offices of Michael B. Brehne, P.A., we represent and defend clients for misdemeanor crimes. We understand that lapses in judgment occur; we are all human. At the same time, we realize that the law enforcement system may have arrested you under unfair circumstances or in violation of your constitutional rights.
Our skilled and knowledgeable attorneys, at the Law Offices of Michael B. Brehne, P.A., can assist you by defending your reputation and your future. To learn more about receiving the defense that you deserve, contact our offices in Altamonte Springs, Tampa, Orlando and Melbourne.