Panama City Misdemeanor Defense Lawyers
Put Our Proven Track Record to Work for You
If you have been arrested or charged with a misdemeanor, you should not take the matter lightly. Even though misdemeanors are not as serious as felonies, they can still result in harsh penalties. In addition to incarceration, you may be forced to pay fines, be subject to probation, or have your driver's license suspended. If you have been charged with a misdemeanor, it is crucial that you obtain the services of a skilled Panama City misdemeanor attorney.
A conviction for a misdemeanor can follow you for the rest of your life. A criminal record can make it difficult to find a job, rent an apartment, get a loan, or even pursue higher education. Even if you are not convicted, an arrest can still damage your reputation and make it difficult to move forward with your life. At Hinson Law Offices, we are well-versed in defending those who have been accused of misdemeanors. We are able to use our experience and knowledge to aggressively challenge misdemeanor cases against our clients. We can challenge the evidence against you and raise defenses that may result in the charges being dropped or the case being dismissed.
What Is Considered a Misdemeanor in Florida?
A misdemeanor is a criminal offense that is less serious than a felony. In Florida, misdemeanors are crimes that are punishable by up to one year in jail and/or up to $1,000 in fines. Other misdemeanor penalties can include community service, probation, and driver's license suspension.
There are several types of misdemeanors in Florida, including:
- Domestic violence
- Petty theft and property crimes
- Lewd and lascivious crimes
- Marijuana possession
- Drug possession
- DUI or DWI
- Probation violations
If you have been charged with a misdemeanor, you should not hesitate to retain the services of an experienced Panama City misdemeanor defense attorney. At Hinson Law Offices, we have the knowledge, skills, and resources to aggressively defend you against misdemeanor charges.
Choose an Experienced Panama City Misdemeanor Attorney
If you have been arrested for a misdemeanor, you may be wondering if you have grounds to challenge the charges against you. You may be wondering if your case is strong enough to go to trial. You may be wondering if you should plead guilty even if you are not guilty. Whatever your questions or concerns, we can help.
Hinson Law Offices is a full-service criminal law firm. We are able to represent clients in a variety of legal matters. We have handled hundreds of cases and have a proven track record of success. We are able to use our experience, knowledge, and skills to help our clients obtain favorable resolutions to their legal matters.
We believe in empowering our clients by providing them with transparent communication every step of the way.
We take a hands-on approach and will even visit clients in jail on a monthly basis.
We show the prosecution that we mean business by aggressively preparing your case from the minute you hire us.
Hinson Law Offices leverages more than 25 years of legal experience.