Have you been charged with a
Misdemeanor or Traffic Violation?
Even a small matter in the courts, such as traffic violations, can have an impact on insurance or employment. Before settling on a plea, talk with Attorney Darren L. Meade, who has navigated
the courtroom for over 20 years. In many years as a municipal and juvenile court prosecutor, Darren has tried hundreds of non-OVI/DUI traffic trials, including Speeding, Driving Under
Suspension, and Hit-and-Run.
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Misdemeanor crimes encompass a wide range of crimes and carry significant consequences. Misdemeanors include disorderly conduct, assault, domestic violence, and theft of less than one thousand dollars.
Levels of Misdemeanors
Like felonies, there are five levels of misdemeanor, ranging from first degree misdemeanor to a minor misdemeanor. Minor misdemeanors have a maximum of $150.00 in crimes, and a first-degree misdemeanor carries a maximum of up to six months in jail and $1,000.00 in fines, as well as a maximum of five years of probation. These are the most serious crimes prosecuted in municipal court and should be taken very seriously. In municipal court, misdemeanors include, but are not limited to the following.