Misdemeanor Lawyer - Arizona Criminal Defense FirmMisdemeanor Charges in Arizona

An Arizona Misdemeanor is generally less severe than a Felony charge. However, any criminal charge, be it Misdemeanor or Felony is a serious matter in Arizona. Often times, a person can be charged with a misdemeanor initially, and after further investigation, or results of blood or other chemical testing, the Arizona Prosecution decides to elevate the Misdemeanor charge to a Felony. Whether you were charged or arrested for an Arizona Misdemeanor charge, within Maricopa County, AZ you should contact experienced Misdemeanor Defense Attorney, James Novak, Misdemeanor defense attorney at (480) 413-1499 for a free consultation as soon as possible to discuss your charges and defense options.

Arizona Misdemeanor Sentencing

Misdemeanor classifications can be found at A.R.S. 13-601 Classification of offenses like felonies are categorized by a number system, for the purpose of sentencing. There are 3 classifications of Misdemeanors listed under A.R.S. 13-601 section B. with Class 1 being the most serious. Like felonies, within each class there is a minimum and maximum range for the judge to make decisions in sentencing for a conviction. . Many otherwise classified Misdemeanors, are elevated to Felony charges due to aggravating circumstances. To name a few common misdemeanor charges that rise to felonies are aggravated DUI charges, drug charges, grand theft charges, domestic disputes or domestic violence that turns violent into aggravated assault or. .

Arizona Misdemeanor Penalties

Arizona misdemeanor charges should not be taken lightly. Arizona State Criminal Law requires serious penalties for some Misdemeanor charges. Sentencing can include jail time, fines, restitution, supervised probation, loss of driver’s license, and loss of the right to possess a firearm. In many situations, the judges will order mandatory counseling for example, in anger management, drug or DUI treatment programs depending on the charges

The high ranges within each of the three classifications which expose you to incarceration in jail are as follows: 6 months in jail for a Class 1; 4 months in jail for a Class 2 and 30 days in jail for Class 3 misdemeanor.

Experienced Misdemeanor Attorney James Novak, of the Law Office of James Novak, will make sure you are treated fairly and make every effort to ether get your charges dismissed, reduced, or the get best possible outcome in your case, especially the avoidance of jail time,

Defending Misdemeanor Charges in Arizona

If you have been charged or arrested for an Arizona Misdemeanor, you should contact the Law Office of James Novak. He is a former Maricopa County prosecutor and experienced trial lawyer who defends both Misdemeanors and Felonies on a regular basis. He will provide you with a free consultation for active Maricopa County criminal Misdemeanor charges, and discuss your defense options. The best Arizona criminal attorneys will agree that early retention of an experienced defense firm for your Misdemeanor is a major key to a successful defense. It is unwise to assume you do not need legal representation under any circumstances. A good and ethical criminal defense or DUI defense attorney in Arizona will let you know if they feel it is in your best interest to hire a criminal attorney based on your individual set of circumstances.

Arizona Misdemeanor Criminal Defense Attorney

James Novak, Arizona Misdemeanor and Felony lawyer is a former Arizona prosecutor who knows the legal system in Maricopa County. His Law practice is 100% devoted to defending criminal and DUI charges in Maricopa County. He will make sure you receive fair treatment throughout the criminal law process; make sure your constitutional rights are protected; gather all evidence available, look for weaknesses in the prosecution’s case, and attempt to obtain evidence in your favor. He will guide you through the Arizona criminal justice system; personally handle all aspects of your Misdemeanor case; exercise defenses that apply in your case, and fight to get your case dismissed, charges and sentencing reduced or the otherwise best outcome possible in your case... Call James Novak today (480) 413 -1499 for your free consultation for your AZ Misdemeanor criminal or DUI charges.

If you were charged or arrested with any Arizona Criminal or DUI charges including Arizona Misdemeanor DUI, Misdemeanor or Misdemeanor charges, don’t wait, contact today (480) 413-1499! If retained, James will begin working on your case immediately. All initial consultations are Free and confidential. You will speak directly with experienced Maricopa County Criminal Defense and DUI Defense Attorney, James Novak. If retained, James Novak provides flexible, competitive, flat affordable fees. The Law Office of James Novak exclusively defends DUI and Criminal cases. He defends cases in Phoenix Valley – wide, including Tempe AZ, Mesa AZ, Phoenix AZ, Scottsdale AZ, Chandler AZ, Gilbert AZ and surrounding cities within Maricopa County.