While misdemeanor crime convictions may not carry the same severity of punishment and consequences as felony convictions, they still may involve jail time, fines, probation and other penalties which a court may impose.
It is important to know that misdemeanor crime convictions will show up in background checks, making it difficult to apply for college, employment or organizations you desire to be associated with. Having aggressive and experienced legal representation in your corner may help reduce the charges, eliminate penalties, or even have the charges dropped.
In the State of Florida the degrees of misdemeanor crimes include:
Misdemeanor crime charges may include, but are not limited to:
Protect your legal rights and make sure your voice is heard. We are experienced and have the resources to handle all of your misdemeanor charge and other criminal defense legal needs.
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David Kaplow received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of New York at Binghamton, his Master of Arts degree from the University of Chicago, and his Juris Doctor from Florida State University.
For over 20 years, David Kaplow has been practicing criminal defense law on the Treasure Coast. When he began his career as an Assistant Public Defender, David Kaplow successfully defended his clients with dedication and compassion. He was quickly promoted to handle major felony charges while serving as the head of the Misdemeanor Division in Martin County.
David Kaplow has helped thousands of clients charged with both misdemeanors and felonies. He also has extensive experience representing clients in jury trials on charges ranging from misdemeanor offenses such as DUI, domestic battery and retail theft, to more serious felonies like drug sales, aggravated battery, sexual offenses, attempted murder and murder.