The maximum penalty for your charge, a 2nd degree misdemeanor, is 60 days in jail, 6 months probation, and a $500 fine. If you are on probation or diversion, this new charge will affect the resisting case. Our firm represents those accused of criminal offenses in Lee County.
Disorderly intoxication is 2nd degree misdemeanor. You should hire an attorney or at least arrange a consultation. The maximum penalty is 6 months of probation or 60 days in jail and $500 fine. Your past criminal history with the resisting officer case will likely be a concern for prosecutors. I offer a free consultation and would be willing to handle your case in Ft. Myers.
I agree with the prior replies and would add that in order to properly assess your circumstances, we'd need to know: 1) what the status of your Resisting case is; 2) who your judges are on these cases; 3) what your prior record consists of; and 4) the facts of both cases. With that information, an attorney familiar with the judge and prosecutor handling the cases should be able to give you a fair assessment of what you're likely to receive should the State be able to prove these charges against you.
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I agree with the above answers. Your possible sentence depends on a lot of factors, including but not limted to the judge on your case, past record, and facts of the case. You need to hire a local criminal defense attorney that is familiar with local judges and practices.
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