Misdemeanors

Misdemeanor Lawyer Serving Georgia

A misdemeanor is a lesser criminal act for which a person may be sentenced to twelve months or less of jail time or probation and a fine up to $1000, or up to $5000 in the case of some high and aggravated misdemeanors, plus applicable surcharges. Often misdemeanor punishment includes drug or alcohol counseling, anger management classes, community service, or mandatory DUI School. While the list of misdemeanors is extensive, common types are:

While not as serious as felonies, misdemeanors may damage your reputation, result in job loss, and disrupt your personal life and the lives of other family members. And some misdemeanors may be increased to felony charges, if the offense is repeated or if it results in extreme harm. Paul Ghanouni recognizes how these charges can impact your life and will work to minimize this impact.

If you have been charged with a misdemeanor or felony, the sooner you obtain legal help, the greater your chances of preserving evidence before it is lost, interviewing witnesses before they disappear, and increasing your chances of a favorable outcome.

For professional, high-caliber criminal defense in Cherokee and surrounding counties of Pickens, Bartow, Forsyth, and Cobb, call the Ghanouni Teen & Young Adult Defense Firm, located in Woodstock at 770-720-6336.

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If you’re facing a criminal charge and are concerned about the impact on your life, contact us today and schedule a complimentary Defense Strategy Meeting.