Though misdemeanors are less serious than felonies, a misdemeanor can still have very significant penalties, including a prison term and large fines. To avoid these serious penalties, you need to hire a misdemeanor lawyer that understands the law and can craft a compelling and successful defense based on the details of your case. With their help, your penalties may be reduced or your charges dropped entirely.
For more than 20 years, The Law Offices of David Golden, P.A. has been protecting clients against the severity of misdemeanor penalties in Stuart. Mr. Golden has used his knowledge of Florida law, his passion for his clients’ cases, and his impressive courtroom skills to make sure his clients have the best defense possible and achieve the best possible outcome. If you or someone you know is facing a misdemeanor charge in Stuart, Palm City, Jensen Beach, Hobe Sound, Hutchinson Island, Sewall’s Point, Port Salerno, Jupiter, Tequesta, Indiantown, or any part of Martin County, contact The Law Offices of David Golden, P.A. for help right away. To learn more about what we can do for you, call 772-220-4400 to schedule a case evaluation.
Ways a Lawyer Can Help with Your Misdemeanor
Misdemeanors, like any crime, require a thorough knowledge of the legal system in order to prepare the best possible defense. Many different crimes can be classified as misdemeanors, all of which will involve different methods of investigating and different possible defenses. You are unlikely to be able to navigate these nuances on your own, but a lawyer with experience in many different areas of criminal law can. With a criminal defense lawyer on your side, you are much more likely to negotiate an acceptable plea deal, have your charges reduced or dropped, or walk away with a not-guilty verdict.
Why Choose The Law Offices of David Golden, P.A.?
The Law Offices of David Golden, P.A. has been defending residents of Stuart charged with misdemeanors for over 20 years. Mr. Golden has experience handling all kinds of misdemeanor charges, and his record speaks for itself, with many success stories of getting charges dismissed and penalties reduced to far more manageable levels. Mr. Golden’s dedication to his clients and reputation as a litigator has earned him many awards and accolades from clients and peers alike. When it comes to misdemeanor defense in Stuart, there is no better choice than The Law Offices of David Golden, P.A..
Common Misdemeanor Charges
Misdemeanor refers to the severity of the crime, not the type of crime itself. Many different criminal offenses can be classified as misdemeanors. Some of the misdemeanor charges we can help you with include, but are not limited to:
- Driving under the influence (DUI)
- Shoplifting and petty theft
- Assault and battery
- Parole violations
- Involuntary manslaughter
This is far from a complete list of potential misdemeanor offenses. If you have been charged with any misdemeanor crime, we can help you fight it at The Law Offices of David Golden, P.A..
Common Penalties Associated with Misdemeanors
While it’s true that a misdemeanor has less severe penalties than a felony, the consequences of a conviction are still significant. Some penalties you may be facing include:
- A jail sentence of up to one year
- Large fines
- Community service
- Suspended driver’s license
- Permanent criminal record
These penalties still have the potential to disrupt your life and change your future for the worse, so it is vital that you hire a defense attorney who can help minimize the penalties you receive or eliminate them altogether.
Let Us Fight For You Against Your Misdemeanor Charge
A misdemeanor charge is serious, and you need a serious defense to fight it. If you or someone you know is facing a misdemeanor charge in Stuart, contact The Law Offices of David Golden, P.A. right away. Our firm can provide an honest and thorough evaluation of your case during a free consultation when you call us at 772-220-4400.