Atlanta Misdemeanor Defense

Charged with a Misdemeanor Offense? Contact Our Firm Today!

While misdemeanor offenses do not come with as adverse repercussions as felony convictions, they should still be taken seriously.

It is important to remember that if you are convicted of a misdemeanor, you will have a permanent mark on your criminal record.

The Effects of a Misdemeanor Conviction

Misdemeanor crimes are not quite as devastating as felony charges, but they are still serious criminal offenses that have the power to derail one's life for at least a short period of time after jail is served.

Other consequences you could suffer include:

  • You Could Lose Your Right to Possess a Firearm
  • You Could Lose Federal Financial Aid for Your Education
  • You Could Miss Out on Certain Job Opportunities
  • You Could Experience Ruined Relationships
  • You May Have a Tarnished Reputation
  • You Could Have Your License Suspended

On top of these things, in Georgia, penalties for misdemeanor convictions can include up to 12 months in jail and fines as high as $1,000. Furthermore, if you commit a misdemeanor of an aggravated nature, your fine could be as high as $5,000.

Common Misdemeanor Offenses in Georgia

It's important to note that most of these offenses carry with them the ability to be trumped up to felony charges if they are repeated or are committed in an especially aggravated manner.

The majority of misdemeanor offense include:

Why Contact Tevis Law Firm, LLC

If you are a resident of Atlanta or the surrounding area and you are being investigated for committing a misdemeanor offense or have been charged with committing a misdemeanor offense, it is imperative that you take legal action immediately to protect your rights. Our founding attorney has handled over a thousand cases and has received a 9.4 Superb Rating on Avvo®.

To speak with Tevis Law Firm, LLC about the circumstances surrounding your case and to learn how we can help combat your misdemeanor charges, contact our office for a free consultation!

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