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MISDEMEANOR CRIMES

     Have you been charged with a Misdemeanor Crime in Murfreesboro, Smyrna, Nashville, Franklin, Woodbury, Shelbyville or Manchester?  If the answer is Yes then you need to contact an experienced and knowledgeable attorney to represent you at all stages of the proceedings.  Most Misdemeanor charges originate in the General Sessions Courts of each county and can likely be resolved there as well.  

     Misdemeanor charges are classified from A, B, and C.  The range of punishment for these charges varies according to the classification. 

     A Misdemeanor: (The most serious) Punishable by up to 11 Months and 29 days incarceration and up to $2,500.00 fine and court costs.  Simple Possession of Marijuana, DUI and Domestic Assault are examples of A Misdemeanors.

     B Misdemeanor: Punishable by up to 6 Months incarceration and a fine of $500.00.  Charges such as Driving on Revoked License are Reckless driving are examples of B Misdemeanor.

     C Misdemeanor: Punishable by up to 30 days incarceration and a fine of $50.00 or less. 

     No matter which Misdemeanor you have been charged with seek experienced and knowledgeable counsel to assist in the court system.  Sit down and explain your case to a lawyer with the experience to get the results you want.

DEREK R. HOWARD

ATTORNEY AT LAW     615-900-3235