Criminal charges are formal accusations in court that someone has committed a crime. Criminal charges have many classifications and degrees of severity.
A misdemeanor is a lesser criminal charge, such as trespassing or disorderly conduct, that is punishable by less than one year in prison and/or a fine.
by attorney David Haenel
In Sarasota, if you are a charged with a DUI, it is typically a misdemeanor offense. The DUI becomes a felony when the driver has had more than three... more