A misdemeanor is a crime that is less serious than a felony that is punishable by imprisonment and/or fine. Generally, misdemeanors are more serious than a simple infraction such as traffic violations. There are three classes of misdemeanors, Class A, Class B, and Class C.
Punishment range for Class A Misdemeanor: Fine not over $4,000, or jail not over 1 year, or both.
Punishment range for Class B Misdemeanor: Fine not over $2,000, or jail not over 180 days, or both.
Punishment range for Class C Misdemeanor: Fine not over $500.
Here at The Vitelli Law Firm we handle all ranges of misdemeanors.
Will I go to jail if I plead out with the prosecutor?
Generally no. You need to look at the crime, your history, and all the options available to you.
What do I need to wear to court?
I always make the suggestion, look like you are going to church. Address the Judge with your Honor.
If you have been charged with a crime recently contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org immediately so that your rights will be protected.
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