Misdemeanors

Misdemeanor Charges in Wisconsin

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Have you been accused of committing a misdemeanor offense? Being charged with a crime is a serious matter that can have a lasting impact on your future. Depending on the charges, a conviction can expose a person to the possibility of harsh fines and a possible stint in jail. Fortunately, at the Law Offices of Christopher J. Cherella, our firm’s dedicated and skilled Milwaukee criminal defense attorneys have handled hundreds of misdemeanor cases and can use their expertise to seek a reduction or dismissal of your charges.

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An Overview of Misdemeanor Offenses

In Wisconsin, nearly all criminal offenses that are punishable by a maximum of nine months in jail or less are considered misdemeanors. Misdemeanors are classified as either being Class A, Class B, or Class C, with Class A charges carrying the most serious penalties. While these offenses are generally less serious than a felony charge, they are not without consequences and can expose someone to the possibility of incarceration, fines, and probation.

The following are all misdemeanors in Wisconsin:

  • Theft totaling under $2,500
  • Trespassing
  • Underage alcohol possession
  • Vagrancy
  • Prostitution
  • Disorderly conduct
  • Telephone harassment

In addition to the obvious legal consequences, being convicted of any sort of crime can tarnish a person’s reputation and limit their chances of finding employment. If you have been charged with a misdemeanor, a hard-hitting attorney from our firm can protect your rights and help you minimize your chances of serving these consequences.

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Being charged with any crime can be a frightening ordeal. At the Law Offices of Christopher J. Cherella, we understand the gravity of your situation and are willing to do whatever it takes to help you get through this difficult time. With round-the-clock availability and an uncompromising dedication to protecting the rights of our clients, our Milwaukee criminal lawyers are prepared to stand by your side and provide the powerful representation you need.

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