Misdemeanor Crimes / Minor Offenses

While misdemeanors are not as severe as felonies, being accused of a misdemeanor crime is still a serious matter that must be dealt with in an efficient manner.  You do not have time to waste in retaining a reliable criminal lawyer in Miami.  Obtain a representative who can advocate for your rights, no matter the severity of your charges. A conviction for a misdemeanor can still carry life-altering penalties, so get the defense you need today!

Call Attorney Paul D.  Petruzzi today for a free initial case evaluation — available 24/7.

Types of Misdemeanors We Can Handle

Penalties for Misdemeanors in Florida

Misdemeanors are classified as either first degree or second degree offenses, depending on the circumstances surrounding the case.

First-degree misdemeanor penalties can include any or all of the following:

  • Up to one year in jail
  • $1,000 in fines
  • One year of probation

Second-degree misdemeanor penalties can include any or all of the following:

  • Up to 60 days in jail
  • $500 in fines
  • Six months of probation

Convictions for misdemeanors can remain on your permanent criminal record permanently, which can in turn negatively affect your ability to buy a home, obtain loans, gain certain levels of employment and attain other aspirations.

Call on a Top-Rated Miami Criminal Attorney – Free Consultation

Attorney Paul D.  Petruzzi has been given an AV Preeminent® rating by Martindale-Hubbell® for his ethical and professional legal tactics.  He has been named a “Top 100 Trial Lawyer” by the American Trial Lawyers Association ever year from 2007-2015 due to his exceptional legal knowledge and history of obtaining positive case results for his clients.  Do not lose hope or assume that you can fight your misdemeanor charges on your own.  Take action and retain a Miami criminal defense attorney with over 20 years of experience.

Call (305) 770-6550 today for the aggressive and understanding advocate you need when facing charges in Florida.

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