Misdemeanor Offense Attorney in Taney County
Protecting the Rights of Individuals Facing Criminal Charges
Although a misdemeanor offense is defined as less serious than a felony, the potential conviction consequences could still have a substantial impact on your life. To prevent a guilty verdict or minimize the possible punishments you could face, it is critical to have a skilled attorney on your side who will provide a legal defense to fight for your freedom.
At The Garrett Law Firm, our attorneys have extensive experience providing competent legal counsel to individuals facing criminal allegations. When you retain our services, we will make your case our top priority and work closely with you to help you understand the offense, possible conviction penalties, and your legal options. We will meticulously review the facts of your case and conduct a thorough investigation to build a solid defense and work toward getting charges reduced or dismissed.
Schedule your free consultation by calling us at (417) 221-4113.
Misdemeanor Classifications in Missouri
Under Missouri law, there are 4 classes of misdemeanor offenses: Class A, Class B, Class C, and Class D. Although Class A misdemeanors are considered the most serious, a conviction of other misdemeanor classes could be punished by jail time and/or fines.
Under Sections 558.002 and 558.011 of Missouri’s Revised Statutes, potential penalties are as follows:
- Class A misdemeanor – A fine of up to $2,000 and jail time of up to 1 year
- Class B misdemeanor – A fine of up to $1,000 and jail time of up to 6 months
- Class C misdemeanor – A fine of up to $750 and jail time of up to 15 days
- Class D misdemeanor – A fine of up to $500
Choose Our Firm to Defend Your Case
Our Taney County misdemeanor offense lawyers at The Garrett Law Firm know the laws that govern your rights, and we will guide you through the entire process. We have achieved successful results in various criminal cases are ready to obtain a favorable outcome on your behalf.
We’re available 24/7 to discuss your case. Call us at (417) 221-4113 or contact us online.