Just because a crime is common does not mean that it is not serious. Misdemeanor crimes can come with jail time, monetary penalties, and more. If you have been charged with a misdemeanor offense, do not leave your freedom to chance. Attorney Brady Skinner, a Louisiana misdemeanors lawyer is more than capable of handling your case. Let us help defend you in your misdemeanor case.

In Louisiana, misdemeanors are crimes punishable by up to one year in parish or local jail, carry a fine up to one thousand dollars, or both. Misdemeanors are any crime other than a felony. In other words, a misdemeanor crime in Louisiana is any crime that does not carry a sentence of hard labor, death, jail time for one-year or longer, or a fine of $1,000 or more.

“My firm fights misdemeanor charges as aggressively and detailed as a felony charge, when years of freedom is on the line.” -Brady Skinner III

This Firm Defends Misdemeanor Crimes

When clients come to us for help, they are stressed, worried, and confused about their situation, but we are here to help. We help our clients understand the crimes that have been charged, the next steps in the criminal justice process, and identify the best possible outcome for the case. We develop the best defense arguments for our clients and zealously defend them in court. Criminal defense attorney Brady Skinner handles a number of different misdemeanor offenses in Louisiana, covering a wide range of alleged activities. Some of the misdemeanor accusations we defend include, but are not limited to, the following:

Possession of Drug paraphernalia

Possession of Marijuana (simple)

DWI / DUI (first and second offense)

Domestic Abuse Battery (first and second offense)

Public Drunkenness

Disturbing the Peace

Underage Drinking

Resisting an Officer

Resisting Arrest

Open Container

Public Intoxication

Assault and Battery

Battery of a law enforcement officer

Simple Battery

Destruction of Property

Simple criminal damage to property

Theft and attempted theft, theft of goods

Penalties for Misdemeanor Offenses

Although misdemeanor offenses do not sound serious, the penalties attached to conviction can have severe consequences for your life. In Louisiana, misdemeanor convictions can come with up to one year in jail as well as a fine up to $1,000.

Depending on the type of misdemeanor offense you are convicted of, these crimes can have additional consequences on your life. Conviction for a misdemeanor means that you have a criminal record, which will appear on every background check performed by a potential employer or landlord. You may no longer qualify for security clearances, and the conviction becomes public record that anyone can search and see. A conviction for a misdemeanor offense can have significant ramifications for your personal and professional life, so do not take a chance on your criminal defense.

Helping Good People Through Hard Times

Do not let a misdemeanor conviction disrupt your personal and professional life or ruin your criminal record with a minor offense. Call or contact my firm to speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney about your case.

I promise to provide you with an honest assessment of your situation and advise you on the best possible outcomes for your case, with all of the steps outlined along the way.

Get a Louisiana misdemeanor criminal defense attorney on your side.


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