Award-Winning Misdemeanor Defense In San Diego
Anyone who tries to tell you that it is “just a misdemeanor” does not understand the gravity of your situation. A misdemeanor conviction can result in serious penalties including fines, probation, personal or professional license suspensions and jail time. Misdemeanor convictions are also accompanied by collateral consequences such as professionals, students and people who need security clearances for their jobs. A misdemeanor can continue to wreak havoc on background checks long after you have paid your debt and served your sentence, whether you are applying for a job or seeking a position as a youth sports coach.
How can you protect yourself from the harsh consequences of a misdemeanor? It begins with getting the right attorney on your side. At The Law Offices of Mark Deniz APLC, we offer defense representation from a former prosecutor who focuses exclusively on criminal cases, employing a proven approach with results forged through experience. Get the ball rolling on your defense by calling 858-429-9982 for a free consultation.
What Are The Most Common Misdemeanors In San Diego?
Misdemeanors in California are crimes that carry a maximum sentence of up to one year in county jail. However, misdemeanors are about more than a court date; they represent a life-changing threat that requires representation from an experienced and proven criminal defense attorney throughout all stages of your case. Choosing the right attorney will help you put the circumstances of your arrest behind you and move forward with confidence.
Some of the most common misdemeanor charges in California are:
- Disorderly conduct or resisting arrest, PC 148(a)(1)
- Hit-and-run, VC 20002(a)
- Weapons charges, such as PC 25850 or other
- Domestic violence, such as PC 243(a) or PC 273.5
- Driving on a suspended license, VC14601
- DUI, VC 23152
- Petty theft, PC 484
- Public intoxication, PC 647(f)
- Solicitation and prostitution PC647(b)
- Vandalism, PC 594
Are you facing felony charges? It may be possible to reduce your felony to a misdemeanor with the help of a skilled defense lawyer.
A Dual-Track Approach To Misdemeanor Defense
- Proactive plan: Getting tasks done ahead of time to demonstrate accountability
- Case defense: Examining the facts and evidence
- Let the court know who you are: Letting the prosecution and judge know your story
One track is not enough when your rights, reputation and future are on the line.