Hendry County Misdemeanor Defense Lawyer
Protecting Your Rights in the Face of Misdemeanor Charges in Southwest Florida
Though a misdemeanor is a less serious offense than a felony, a conviction can still lead to jail time, fines, probation, community service, mandatory rehabilitation, and a criminal record for the rest of your life. If you have been arrested for allegedly committing a misdemeanor offense like drug possession, DUI, theft, or simple battery, now is the time to act. Involve a Hendry County criminal defense attorney who will know how to assert your rights to the utmost extent.
As a former prosecutor and with more than 10,000 criminal cases under his belt so far in his 17-year legal career, Attorney Fred R. Kahle has the knowledge and commitment to competently handle a wide range of misdemeanor cases. He and our entire team at The Kahle Law Firm, P.A. may be able to make this seemingly impossible situation right again.
Call (863) 313-1019 today to talk about misdemeanor charges and your rights. Your initial consultation is free!
Criminal Defense Attorney for Misdemeanors in Hendry County, FL
Generally speaking, a misdemeanor is a crime punishable by a fine and up to one year in county jail. In Florida, misdemeanors may be classified as follows:
First Degree Misdemeanors (punishable by up to one year in jail and a $1,000 fine). Examples include:
- Simple battery
- Disorderly conduct
- Domestic violence
- Indecent exposure
- Shoplifting (under $300)
- Reckless driving
- Driving with a suspended license (2nd offense)
Second Degree Misdemeanors (punishable by up to 60 days in jail and a $500 fine). Examples include:
- Simple assault
- Petty theft (first offense)
- Driving with a suspended license (1st offense)
- Making harassing phone calls
- Disorderly intoxication
Make sure you get the legal representation you need in the face of misdemeanor charges. Contact Hendry County misdemeanor defense lawyer Fred R. Kahle at (863) 313-1019 today.