Misdemeanor charges are criminal charges in Arizona that are classified from Class 3 misdemeanors to class 1 misdemeanors. Class 3 misdemeanor charges are the least serious and Class 1 misdemeanor charges are the most serious charges. While misdemeanor charges are less serious than felony charges, the penalties associated with misdemeanor charges arising out of the Town of Gilbert can come with probation, hefty fines, and even jail time.
The most common misdemeanor charges our office see arise out of Gilbert by far are DUI related charges. Other common misdemeanor charges our office sees arise out of the Town of Gilbert and works on defending are:
Above and beyond the statutory penalties associated with misdemeanor charges, like any criminal charge, a misdemeanor charge stays on your record for the rest of your life. In some instances, our office has been able to have misdemeanor charges dropped or plead down to something less than criminal charges. Nonetheless, it is important to understand the maximum penalties an individual could face if they are both charged and then convicted of misdemeanor criminal charges in Gilbert. See below the table illustrating the statutory maximums for misdemeanor charges in Arizona.
An experienced attorney can oftentimes mitigate misdemeanor charges and/or the penalties that come with them. It is important to have a comprehensive understanding of any charges that you may be facing. Therefore, our experienced legal team offers to meet with people at no cost for an initial consultation. If you find yourself in the unfortunate situation where you are facing any criminal charges, we are happy to sit down with you at no charge, look at your case and explain your options moving forward. Call us 24/7 at (480) 248-7666 to schedule an appointment.