Misdemeanor Crimes Keeping Your Record Clean and Preventing You from Going to Jail

Misdemeanor Criminal Defense Lawyer in Roswell, GA

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When you are arrested for a misdemeanor crime, Sherota Law can protect your rights. We provide the aggressive, effective representation you need, and we are equipped to advocate for you during every interaction you have with Georgia’s criminal justice system. It is imperative that you contact us as soon as possible in order to improve the likelihood of obtaining a positive outcome.

Call Sherota Law at (678) 820-6877 and schedule your free consultation with a criminal defense lawyer in Roswell, GA.

The Consequences of a Conviction in Georgia

There are two different forms of misdemeanor crimes in the state of Georgia: regular misdemeanors and those that are high and aggravated.

Regular misdemeanors may include crimes such as simple battery, and may be punished by:

  • A maximum fine of $1,000
  • A maximum sentence of one year in county jail
  • The combination of fines and jail time
  • A maximum of one year in a court-approved diversion center

On the other hand, high and aggravated misdemeanors, which can include misdemeanor crimes committed more than once or those that are particularly violent or harmful to others, elicit more serious consequences.

Punishment for a conviction may include:

  • A maximum fine of $5,000
  • A maximum of one year in county jail
  • The combination of fines and jail time
  • Court-ordered probation

Even if you are not convicted and sentenced for the crime of which you are accused, your brush with the criminal justice system could follow you around for the rest of your life and have negative consequences on your professional, financial, and personal life for years to come. When you call Sherota Law for help, we will evaluate your case for free and do whatever we can to protect your rights.

Let us help you minimize the harm of an arrest. Call (678) 820-6877 today or contact us online to speak with a Roswell criminal defense attorney.

The Sherota Law Difference

What Sets Our Firm Apart
  • Over 10 Years of Experience
  • Numerous Jury Trials Won
  • Thousands of Cases Successfully Handled
  • Personalized Legal Representation
  • Direct Communication with Your Attorney
  • Able to Call 24/7
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With 10 years of practicing law and over 10,000 hours of defense work under his belt, Attorney Brent Sherota has the professional experience you need to effectively fight your charge. 

Recent Case Results

Pursuing the Best Outcome for Our Clients

  • Aggravated Assault Not Guilty
  • DUI Jury Trial Not Guilty
  • Felony Drug Possession Case Dismissed
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