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If you’ve been charged with a misdemeanor, you’ll also be given a citation prepared by a police officer, or a complaint prepared by a prosecutor. The citation or complaint includes a short statement of the offense with which you are charged and states whether the offense is an infraction, a misdemeanor, or a felony. A few of the charges that we can help you with include, but are not limited to:
- Criminal mischief
- Drug Court Diversion
- Possession of paraphernalia
- Resisting arrest (without violence)
The Help You Need
Being charged with a misdemeanor in California is no minor legal matter. Although they aren’t felonies, many are serious and will go on your permanent record if you’re convicted. Among other things, a misdemeanor conviction can cause damage to your chances of obtaining future employment.
Many offenses can also be increased to a more serious charge if you have prior criminal convictions on your record. Don’t take chances with your future — contact Hales & Associates, A Professional Law Corporation today.