Since a misdemeanor is not as serious as a felony charge, some people don’t consider hiring a lawyer. But your charge is no minor issue — a misdemeanor can have a severe impact on your future. Don’t fight your charges alone.
Our trusted and experienced lawyers thoroughly review your case to help minimize severe consequences. We believe it is essential to have aggressive and competent representation, no matter the charges you face.
Contact our lawyers today for the best positive outcome.
Our Lawyers Handle Any Misdemeanor Charges
Our skilled lawyers have the experience to handle your charges. We carefully evaluate your case, support you every step of the way, and work to reduce charges and punishments.
Our lawyers can help you if you’ve been convicted of any of these misdemeanors:
- Domestic battery
- Driving under the influence
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Reckless or disorderly conduct
- Shoplifting (retail theft)
Avoid harsh consequences when you request competent and aggressive representation from our misdemeanor lawyers in Baton Rouge.
Misdemeanor Classes & Consequences
Depending on the misdemeanor, you could face up to a year in prison and pay thousands of dollars in fines. You can void the financial consequences and time away from family and loved ones when you take action with our lawyers.
While misdemeanors are considered lesser crimes than felonies, it is important to understand the severity of the punishment you face with your misdemeanor charges.
We’ll help reduce the following repercussions:
- Class C misdemeanor: Punishable by a jail term of up to one month with a fine of up to $1,000
- Class B misdemeanor: Punishable by a jail term of up to six months with a fine of up to $1,500
- Class A misdemeanor: Punishable by a jail term of a year or more with a fine of up to $2,500
Fight Back Against Harsh Consequences
We understand that some people can end up in the wrong situation at the wrong time or make mistakes that result in a misdemeanor charge. Don't let a misdemeanor charge ruin your life — contact our lawyers when you want to fight back against harsh penalties.
We are dedicated to building the best possible defense for you to work toward a positive outcome.
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