Misdemeanor Charges

Florida Misdemeanor Criminal Charges

Orlando Criminal Defense Lawyers that fight misdemeanor charges

First-Degree Misdemeanors

Prosecution for a first-degree misdemeanor must begin within two years after the crime is committed. Examples of first-degree misdemeanors are driving under the influence (DUI) and petty theft.

Second-Degree Misdemeanors

Prosecution for second-degree misdemeanors must begin within one year after it is committed. Common second-degree misdemeanors are criminal mischief and disorderly intoxication.

Types of Misdemeanor Crimes in Florida – Orlando Criminal Attorney

Criminal Attorneys in Orlando that fight Misdemeanor Charges

  • Battery Charges
  • Driving While License Suspended (DWLS)
  • Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
  • Resisting Arrest Without Violence
  • Prostitution Charges (First Time Offender)
  • Loitering Charges
  • Petty Theft Charges
  • Possession of Marijuana Charges

  • Misdemeanor crimes are less severe than felony crimes in Florida but you may still face up to 1 year in jail or up to one year of probation along with as much as $1000.00 fines. In order to try to avoid a Florida misdemeanor conviction, you should call Orlando Criminal Defense Attorney, Tracey G. Kagan @ (407) 849-9990