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Rochester Misdemeanor Attorney

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While misdemeanor charges might not be as severe as a felony crime, they should still be taken seriously. People convicted of misdemeanors often find it hard to get a job or find housing if their potential employer or landlord runs a background check and finds they have a criminal record. Our skilled Rochester criminal defense attorney can help defend your rights and your freedom.

Get your case started by calling us at (585) 286-5124 or filling out our online form today.


Misdemeanors are punishable by no more than 1 year in county jail; however, the punishment will depend on the circumstances of your arrest and your prior criminal records. Offenders who have never had a criminal conviction before may be able to get off with probation, community service, fines, driver’s license suspension, or enrollment in a treatment or counseling program.

Class A misdemeanors are usually the most severe type, just below felony level. They can lead up to 1 year in jail. Class B misdemeanors are less serious crimes and are punishable by up to 6 months in prison.

Some misdemeanor charges we can handle include the following:

  • Stalking
  • Sexual abuse
  • Menacing
  • Solicitation
  • Hazing
  • Reckless endangerment
  • Arson
  • Petit larceny
  • Forgery

Talk to Us About Your Case Today!

The best way to avoid a criminal conviction is to talk to a skilled Rochester criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. The faster we learn about your case and its details, the sooner we can mount a defense on your behalf. Attorney Robert King has handled more than 100 misdemeanor cases, and criminal charges have been dismissed in about 87% of them. Let us see what we can do for you.

Contact us at (585) 286-5124 or fill out our online form to schedule a free case evaluation today.

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