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Misdemeanors & Felonies

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If you are facing misdemeanor or felony charges, you need a skilled criminal lawyer advocating for your rights as soon as possible. No matter what type of charge you are facing, having a knowledgeable lawyer from the Law Offices of Keith J. Nedwick, P.C. by your side can make a positive difference for your case. The attorneys at our firm have more than three decades of collective legal experience and are fiercely committed to defending the criminally accused. Our past clients agree that when your future and freedom are at stake, our firm is the place to turn.

Misdemeanors vs. Felonies

Misdemeanor Crimes

Considered less serious than a felony, misdemeanors often result in jail time, fines, or both. Individuals convicted of misdemeanor offenses can face a maximum penalty of $500 in fines or up to one year in jail.

Under state law, misdemeanor crimes include:

  • First time possession of small amounts of marijuana
  • A first time DWI
  • Minor theft crimes, trespassing and many others.

A prior criminal record for the same crime will lead elevating the charges to a felony offense in many cases.

Felony Crimes

Felony offenses carry harsher penalties than misdemeanors, including very expensive fines and lengthy prison terms. While some felonies involve violent crimes, not all felony offenses include the element of force or violence. In addition, some felonies fall under the 85 percent rule, which states that individuals must serve at least 85% of their sentence before becoming eligible for early release.

Criminal offenses categorized as felonies include but are not limited to:

Misdemeanor Attorney Near Me

Regardless of the charges against you, you need a heavyweight in your corner. Our firm has worked with hundreds of individuals in situations similar to yours, and understands how to successfully negotiate for reduced sentences or to pursue a complete dismissal of charges against our clients. When you come to our team, we will carefully research your case, gathering evidence to support your defense as we work toward the best outcome possible.

From your initial free case evaluation to the resolution of your case, we will keep you informed as your legal situation unfolds. If you're asking yourself "Where can I find a misdemeanor attorney near me?", let the seasoned attorneys from our Oklahoma criminal defense law firm fight on your behalf.

Contact our officetoday to set up a meeting: (866) 590-8173.

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