Misdemeanors are the more minor criminal charges. Minor, of course is a relative term, with potential sentences for some misdemeanors being YEARS. Additionally, the North Carolina structured sentencing law sets presumptive sentences based on prior convictions. Thus, even a “slap on the wrist” for a misdemeanor may have serious consequences later. Misdemeanor convictions can result in: imposition of court costs, fines, probation, community service, and even prison sentences. Additionally, misdemeanor convictions, unless sealed by court-order or expunged, are public records anyone can read. They can cost you your career and ruin your reputation.

While some Defendants choose to defend themselves, we believe it is very unlikely anyone but a lawyer practicing criminal law in the jurisdiction you are facing prosecution in will be able to defend you as effectively as is possible.

We can help you if you have been arrested for a misdemeanor. We regularly handle criminal matters in Alamance County, Chatham County, Durham County, and Orange County courts. We occasionally handle criminal matters in Guilford County, Person County, and Wake County courts. Outside this area, we can refer you to qualified attorneys in every County across North Carolina.

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