Misdemeanor Crimes: Jefferson City Criminal Lawyers and Criminal Attorneys
The term “misdemeanor” describes criminal offenses and crimes which are more serious than infractions but less serious than felonies. Misdemeanor criminal offenses and misdemeanor crimes have a range of punishment that can include jail time but not a prison sentence. The Criminal Code provides for three separate classifications for misdemeanor criminal offenses and misdemeanor crimes:
Range of Punishment
Types of Offenses
Class A Misdemeanor
$1.00 fine up to one year in jail and a $1,000 fine.
Assault, Stealing, Tampering, Sexual Misconduct, DWI, etc.
Class B Misdemeanor
$1.00 fine up to six months in jail and a $500.00 fine.
Assault, Tampering, Property damage, Trespass, Sexual Misconduct, DWI, etc.
Class C Misdemeanor
$1.00 fine up to fifteen days in jail and a $300.00 fine.
Assault, Speeding, Sexual Misconduct, etc.
Misdemeanor criminal offenses and misdemeanor crimes are classified based upon certain elements, and the existence of certain circumstances dictates how the criminal offense is classified. Hiring an experienced criminal lawyer and criminal attorney is important for any criminal offense. Scott Hamblin has represented hundreds of clients confronted with misdemeanor criminal offenses and misdemeanor crimes. Scott Hamblin has also tried numerous misdemeanor offenses and misdemeanor crimes. If you have questions or need assistance with any misdemeanor offense or any other criminal law matter, contact the criminal lawyers and criminal attorneys at Brydon, Swearengen & England P.C. in Jefferson City. Our experienced criminal lawyers and criminal attorneys will take the time to fully explain how the criminal “system” works, including criminal procedure, details of the criminal laws relevant to your case, and a realistic idea of what you should expect in your criminal or driving case. At Brydon, Swearengen & England P.C. in Jefferson City, you can expect a courteous and knowledgeable staff, prompt return of calls, access to experienced criminal lawyers and criminal attorneys.
Our criminal lawyers and criminal attorneys at Brydon, Swearengen & England P.C. in Jefferson City have a reputation for excellence, thorough preparation and innovation. Our criminal law attorneys and criminal lawyers have diverse experience and complimentary talents to provide you attentive, efficient service. From our office in Jefferson City, our criminal lawyers and criminal attorneys at Brydon, Swearengen & England P.C. handle criminal law matters for clients throughout Missouri, including, but not limited to, Jefferson City, Columbia, Eldon, Linn, Fulton, Osage Beach, Lake Ozark, Camdenton, Versailles, Boonville, Mexico, Sedalia, Hermann, Tuscumbia, Vienna, Montgomery City, Waynesville, as well as the counties of Audrain, Boone, Callaway, Camden, Cole, Cooper, Gasconade, Maries, Miller, Morgan, Moniteau, Montgomery, Osage, Phelps, Pulaski, and others.
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