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Experienced & Aggressive Defense Against Misdemeanor Charges You Are Facing

San Diego Misdemeanor Attorney

Reliable Representation for Crimes of All Sizes

Although misdemeanors are less serious and carry lighter penalties than felonies, it is still important to have a San Diego criminal defense attorney by your side if you are charged with a misdemeanor. Misdemeanor convictions can upend your life by sentencing you to jail time or steep fines. They also stay on your permanent record and could pop up in background checks, potentially preventing you from renting a home, getting a job, or obtaining a loan. Investing in a skilled misdemeanor attorney could make a huge difference in the outcome of your case and your future.

Contact The Law Offices of Christopher P. Sohovich to schedule a free consultation and discuss your case with a legal professional. Call us at (619) 304-8865.

Understanding Misdemeanor Crimes & Their Penalties

In general, a crime is considered to be either a misdemeanor or a felony. Misdemeanors are less severe than felonies, with the maximum sentence at one year in prison and/or a fine.

We represent clients facing charges for any misdemeanor, examples of which include:

Misdemeanors are further categorized into classes, with Class A misdemeanors being the most serious crimes with the most severe consequences. However, some misdemeanors do not fit into a category and remain unclassified.

These unclassified crimes carry varying penalties, and could include:

  • Gambling charges
  • Certain traffic violations, like driving with an expired license or a defective tail light
  • Littering

No matter what misdemeanor you are charged with, it will go on your permanent record and could significantly impact your life both in the present and the future. It is in your best interest to hire a skilled San Diego misdemeanor attorney who can defend and protect you. Trust The Law Offices of Christopher P. Sohovich to fight aggressively on your behalf.

For assistance with your misdemeanor charges, call us today at (619) 304-8865.

Why Put Us on Your Side?

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    Experienced Advocacy
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  • Thousands of Criminal Cases Won