Facing any criminal charges in Georgia can be a terrifying experience. Even though misdemeanor charges are less serious than felony charges, the idea of figuring out your defense and working through the court system can seem intimidating. We can help you understand your options for misdemeanor charges, including:
It is important to talk to a lawyer about the charges against you as soon as possible to start building a strong defense. Mindy Law, LLC can help you learn more about the defenses and options that are available in your situation.
When you are facing misdemeanor charges, it can seem like hiring a lawyer is an extra cost on a journey that may already be expensive. Even misdemeanor charges, however, can carry consequences that last a lifetime. The penalties for a misdemeanor conviction can include:
Loss of the right to carry a firearm
Ineligibility for federal financial aid for education
Jail time of up to one year
Fines ranging from $300 to $1,000 (up to $5,000 for aggravated offenses)
An attorney can help you take the right approach to your misdemeanor charges and help you understand all the potential outcomes of your case. Misdemeanor charges will stay on your criminal record for life and could make it more difficult for you to pursue your goals.
We can help answer your questions about the charges against you and what you need to do. We offer a free 30-minute consultation so that there is no risk of getting answers to your initial questions. Make an appointment in our Woodstock office.