Knightdale, NC asked in Criminal Law for Virginia

Q: Do we need to get a lawyers for a class 1 misdemeanors

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Steve Miyares

  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Norfolk, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: A Class 1 misdemeanor is a jailable offense punishable by up to 12 months in jail and a fine of up to $2500. Therefore, you would be facing up to 24 months in jail and up to $5000 in fines. I would strongly recommend that you consult with and retain the services of an experienced crimnal defense attorney to discuss the facts and circumstances of your particular case.

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