Many criminal offenses are classified as misdemeanors. While a misdemeanor is typically less serious than a felony offense, it is nonetheless a very serious matter. A misdemeanor conviction can have serious consequences and ramifications, including heavy fines and a sentence of up to a year in jail. A misdemeanor conviction will appear on your criminal record.
If you have been arrested and charged with any misdemeanor offense, it is in your best interest to immediately contact a Van Nuys criminal lawyer to protect your rights. Prosecutors and judges do not take misdemeanor offenses lightly, particularly misdemeanors involving threats, violence or other dangerous conduct.
The criminal defense attorneys at Schwartz & Weinrieb defend individuals charged with all misdemeanor offenses, including:
- Domestic violence
- Petty theft
- DUI (no injuries)
- Driving without a valid driverís license
- Reckless driving
- Violation of a restraining order
Van Nuys & San Fernando Criminal Defense Attorneys
If you or a loved one has been charged with any criminal offense, contact a criminal defense attorney from the Law Offices of Schwartz & Weinrieb today at (818) 888-2711.