A Misdemeanor Conviction Has a Lasting Impact on your Life
You may think being charged with a misdemeanor is a minor thing that won’t matter much, and simply pay the fine and get on with your life. The truth is, though, a misdemeanor can derail your life and your future in more ways than one, if it is not handled by a pro.
When you are convicted of a misdemeanor in Los Angeles, you will have a criminal record. You may end up having to serve jail time or to pay a fine. Depending on what you have been charged with, you could even face a suspension of your driver’s license.
If you work or go to school, a conviction on even a minor charge could prevent you from obtaining the position or placement you want. Some professionals will not be able to be legally licensed or practice in their chosen fields with a criminal record.
If you have been charged with a crime, it is essential that you seek out the help of a Los Angeles misdemeanor attorney. Delays can be costly in more ways than one; by contacting us right away, you can be sure that your future is protected and that everything possible will be done to ensure you get the best results from your case.
What is a Misdemeanor?
Less severe than a penalty but still against the law, a misdemeanor could be a theft, assault, disorderly conduct or similar crime. When you have been charged with a misdemeanor, you are being accused of committing a serious crime, but not a felony. A conviction can have a significant impact on your life and it is essential that you seek out legal help after you’ve been arrested or charged with a misdemeanor.
A misdemeanor is a crime that is less severe than a felony and has less severe punishments. Some assaults, thefts, disorderly conduct and other crimes can be considered misdemeanors; if you have been charged with a misdemeanor it is essential that you seek the help and advice of a criminal defense attorney. Though these crimes are less serious than felonies, you could still end up with a jail sentence and a lasting impact on your future.
Get the Help You Need from a Los Angeles Criminal Defense Attorney
Michael Zimbert takes misdemeanors seriously and understands what a conviction could do to your personal and professional life. His goal is to help you avoid a harsh penalty or long lasting consequences by avoiding conviction entirely. Contact the Law Offices of Michael Zimbert right away to learn more about your options and for a confidential consultation about the specifics of your case; Attorney Michael Zimbert is here to help you get your life back on track.
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