Felony and Misdemeanor Charges
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If you have been arrested and charged with committing a crime, you may
face a felony or misdemeanor conviction. These charges can result in serious
consequences for your criminal record and your future livelihood. But
with a proper criminal defense attorney on your side, you may have your
case dropped or dismissed by a judge, work out a plea bargain, or be acquitted
of the charges entirely.
During the process it is important to understand your rights and the type
of crime you have been charged with. Our Atlanta criminal defense attorneys
can help you through the legal complexities during this time. If you haven’t
contacted a lawyer, it is crucial you do so now. Your future and rights
may be at stake.
To speak with a member of our team,
call The Law Offices of Howard J. Weintraub, P.C. We are backed by more than 40 years of legal experience.
How Does a Misdemeanor and Felony Differ?
A misdemeanor is considered a lesser criminal act and is general punished
less severely than felonies. The United States court system considers
a misdemeanor a crime punishable by:
- A fine less than $1,000
- Imprisonment for less than a year
Common misdemeanors include:
A felony is a crime that is punishable by:
- Imprisonment for more than a year
- A fine above $1,000.
Some common felonies include:
A DUI can either be a misdemeanor or felony depending on the individual
case. Factors for a DUI include whether the instance resulted in an injury or death.
Atlanta Federal Criminal Defense Attorney
Georgia criminal defense lawyers can claim experience as a former Assistant United States Attorney with
nearly 40 years of experience. Additionally, we believe that the way we
treat and interact with our clients every day is the real strength of
this firm and the primary reason for our success.
Regardless of what you have been charged with, we can sit down with you
and review what happened, explain the law and go over your legal options.
You will decide what direction to take, and we will keep you informed
about what to expect as things progress.
To speak with a member of our team, contact us right away. We are ready
to put our skills and experience on your side of the courtroom!