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.
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:
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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.