Misdemeanor Lawyer in Santa Rosa
Contact Our Experienced Defense Attorney For Counsel About Your Misdemeanor Charges
If you are facing misdemeanor charges, I urge you to contact me at The
Law Office of Joe Bisbiglia. I have over 15 years of experience representing
clients against misdemeanor and felony charges, and have handled numerous
jury trials throughout my career. In an effort to provide immediate assistance
to those facing criminal charges, I gladly offer
phone consultations over the phone so you can get some immediate insight and direction into
Three Types of Criminal Cases
In California, there are three types of criminal cases: infractions, misdemeanors, and
felonies. Infractions are minor violations; for example, many traffic violations
are infractions. Infractions are generally punishable by a fine and there
is no jail time.
A misdemeanor is a crime punishable by:
- 6 or 12 months in a county jail, and/or
- A $1,000 fine (imposed for most misdemeanors)
Common examples of misdemeanors include:
Why do I need a criminal defense lawyer?
With any misdemeanor or felony case, you should engage an aggressive Santa Rosa
criminal defense attorney. While you have the right to represent yourself in criminal court, the
consequences of a criminal conviction can be life-altering and you can
wind up incarcerated and with a permanent criminal record. It is always
best to have an experienced defense lawyer represent you so that your
best interests are protected.
Criminal convictions can prevent people from holding many types of jobs.
Only an experienced Santa Rosa criminal attorney will know how the justice
system works, which options are available to you, and what the likely
outcomes are for each different option.
Were you arrested for a misdemeanor offense?
Contact my Santa Rosa law
firm today to arrange a phone consultation!