What are Misdemeanors?
A misdemeanor is a criminal offense which is punishable by up to 1 year in county jail, monetary fines, community service, probation and parole. As with any criminal conviction that a person receives a misdemenanor will result in a permanent mark on their criminal record. Although a misdemeanor can be more easily expunged or removed from a criminal record, until a person is eligible it may affect employment and educational opportunities, as it will show up on a criminal background check.
If you or someone you know is facing misdemeanor charges in San Bernardino County, California please contact a defense attorney at the Law offices of Gregory H. Comings immediately. When you retain the services of a professional and experienced misdemeanor defense attorney, you may be able to avoid jail time or a conviction altogether. The criminal defense lawyers at our firm are very familiar with the criminal court system and will fight hard in an effort to obtain a case win.
What California crimes are charged as misdemeanor offenses?
- DUI (1st, 2nd, or 3rd offense)
- Driving Without a License
- Domestic Violence
- Petty Theft
- Assault & Battery (without injury)
- Public Intoxication
- Violating a Restraining Order or Order of Protection
- Probation Violations
Our firm can help you in your misdemeanor charges!
At our firm we can review the facts that surround your misdemeanor case during a free consultation with a defense lawyer. We can then make a decision as to what steps are needed in order to help secure the best outcome for your case. It is very important that you do not delay in speaking with a professional misdemeanor lawyer as in many cases what is usually a misdemeanor offense may be charged as a felony. If this occurs you may face a minimum of 1 year in state prison, fines, community service, probation and parole.