At Brooks, LeBoeuf, Bennett, Foster & Gwartney, P.A., our experienced criminal defense attorneys defend the rights of clients charged with serious misdemeanors or felonies. If you or someone you know has been arrested on a misdemeanor or felony charge, our Tallahassee criminal defense attorneys will aggressively defend their rights! A misdemeanor charge in Florida can result in a sentence of up to one year in jail. Misdemeanor sentences can also affect your employment, your ability to drive, and can prevent you from maintaining certain licenses. It is crucial that a Misdemeanor case be handled with extreme care and caution by an experienced lawyer.
Examples of misdemeanor charges include, but are not limited to the following charges:
- Driving on a Suspended or Revoked License
- Petit Theft/Shoplifting
- Disorderly Conduct
- Criminal Mischief
- Passing Worthless Bank Checks
Many misdemeanor cases may be eligible for the Misdemeanor Diversion Program, completion of which will result in a dismissal of all charges. Our criminal defense attorneys always seek to avoid a conviction on our client’s record. Our lawyers also look for ways to preserve the possibility of sealing or expunging our clients’ records.