Misdemeanor Crimes

Misdemeanors are often viewed as less-than-serious charges, but they can still have a profound effect on your life. If you are convicted of any misdemeanor, you will have a criminal record, possibly face jail time, and have to pay fines related to the crime. Depending on your criminal background and the specifics of the case, a charge that is normally a misdemeanor could even be elevated to a felony. Call our offices right away to speak with our team about defending yourself against any misdemeanor charge. Somera Law Group is experienced in California criminal court and will work hard for your defense.

The list of possible misdemeanor charges is nearly endless, but the following are some of the most common -

  • DUI or DWI
  • Petty theft
  • Possession of marijuana for personal use
  • Indecent exposure
  • Minor domestic violence charges
  • Minor assault charges

You can be given up to a year in jail if you are convicted of a misdemeanor, and fines can reach up to $1,000. Beyond that, you might find trouble getting a job or securing a bank loan with a mark on your criminal record. Defending yourself against any criminal charge is always your best bet for protecting your future.

For a free consultation, call our offices today. We are looking forward to speaking with you about your misdemeanor charges and working together to defend you in the courts of the state of California.