Misdemeanors are considered crimes that are less serious than felonies. But even the most simple misdemeanor can carry penalties that negatively affect your life. If you have been arrested for any misdemeanor, it is important that you understand what penalties you are facing and how to fight these charges. Our Carteret County misdemeanor attorneys at Crowe & Godwin can help you build an aggressive, effective defense.
We can handle a broad range of misdemeanor charges, including:
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In North Carolina, misdemeanors are divided into four different categories: A1, 1, 2, and 3. A1 is considered the most serious misdemeanor while 3 is considered the least serious. The category of your particular offense will depend on a number of factors, including the seriousness of your crime, prior criminal history, and any mitigating/aggravating circumstances.
Punishments for misdemeanors in North Carolina are as follows:
At Crowe & Godwin, we have been practicing criminal law for a combined total of over 45 years. We are well-acquainted with local prosecutors and judges as well as ways to craft a strong defense and effectively negotiate a lesser charge. If we believe that a trial can work in your favor, then we are not afraid to fight for you in front of a judge and jury. Our goal is always to find ways to minimize your penalties and protect your future.
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