Misdemeanors generally are defined as crimes punishable by up to a year in jail and a fine. They range from minor assaults to low level property crimes and traffic offenses. They typically involve little or no jail, but certain misdemeanor convictions can affect your drivers’ license, housing and employment. Most misdemeanors can be expunged from your record, but some cannot.
The lawyers at Hoevet Olson Howes can help you negotiate a misdemeanor case to achieve the best possible outcome in the face of these realities. If it is necessary to go to trial, we treat these cases like any other, and we will vigorously defend you.