Legal Advice for “Misdemeanors” — 122 results
Written by Avvo Staff, over 4 years ago. STAFF PICK
Most state laws classify crimes as an infraction, misdemeanor or felony. Misdemeanor crimes are less serious than felonies, with the line of separation typically length of punishment. Most... more
Written by attorney Raushanah Rodgers, 10 months ago.
This Guide informs the reader of the following: 1) What the State of North Carolina has to prove in order to secure a conviction. 2) How having a lawyer can help even if you're guilty. The... more
Written by attorney Salim Sheikh, almost 2 years ago.
There are 3 classes of Misdemeanor charges and penalties in Illinois. Misdemeanors are punished with up to a year in jail, supervision, probation or fines.
Written by attorney Lori Laird, about 3 years ago.
People often ask what is the difference between a felony and a misdemeanor. The short answer is the seriousness of the offense. But usually someone facing a criminal charge really wants to... more
Written by attorney Alexander Ransom, 1 day ago.
Washington law permits the vacation of some misdemeanor or gross misdemeanor convictions. Unfortunately, the law does not automatically vacate your conviction! If you want your criminal... more
Written by attorney Christopher Lee, 25 days ago.
You can purge a misdemeanor conviction with one of the following remedies: petition for dismissal, petition for dismissal after completion of drug diversion, motion for post-conviction... more
Written by attorney Elizabeth Hallock, 10 months ago.
A brief intro to vacating convictions, popularly known as 'record expungement.' Some forms are available online, but I always recommend hiring an attorney. Misdemeanors & Felonies Vacating... more
Written by attorney Jeremy S Geigle, about 2 years ago.
Its not uncommon for couples to have arguments, but an argument that resulted in an assault charge in Nebraska has some truly bizarre details. 50-year-old Larry Spurling of Melbeta, NE was... more
Written by attorney Bryan Whitaker, over 4 years ago.
If you want to have a conviction vacated, you must file a motion with the court. If you meet the following criteria, a court may, in its discretion, vacate the conviction.
• There are... more
Written by attorney Lisa J. Schmidt, over 2 years ago.
Misdemeanors are crimes of moderate severity that the legislature has determined should be punished by up to 1 year in a local jail. Because they carry a risk of incarceration, you have a... more
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