MISDEMEANOR CHARGES IN CONNECTICUT
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ARE YOU FACING MISDEMEANOR CHARGES IN CONNECTICUT? LET US BE YOUR CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY
If you have been arrested in Connecticut and charged with a Misdemeanor offense, we're here to help. The Law Office of Dominick Angotta is experienced in fighting your charges. We will aggressively advocate for your rights and work to get your charges dropped, reduced, or diverted.
IN CONNECTICUT MISDEMEARNOR CRIMES ARE PUNISHABLE BY UP TO ONE YEAR IN JAIL. MISDEMEANORS ARE DIVIDED INTO DIFFERENT CLASSES: A, B, C, OR D.
Class A Misdemeanors
Class A Misdemeanors are the most serious misdemeanor charges in Connecticut. These charges come with a maximum one year in jail and a potential fine of $2,000. An example of a Class A Misdemeanor is Possession of a Controlled Substance. (Connecticut General Statute § § 21a-279(a).)
Class B Misdemeanors
Class B Misdemeanors are the next step down and are punishable by up to six months of jail time and a potential fine of $1,000. An example of a Class B Misdemeanor is issuing a 3rd Degree Stalking. (Connecticut General Statute § § 53a-36, 53a-42.)
Class C Misdemeanors
Class C Misdemeanors are a step below Class B and can lead to a possible jail time of three months and a $500 fine. An example of a Class C Misdemeanor is drinking while operating a motor vehicle. (Connecticut General Statute § § 53a-36, 53a-42.)
Class D Misdemeanors
Class D Misdemeanors are considered the least serious misdemeanor charges in Connecticut. These charges come with a potential sentence of thirty days in jail and a fine of up to $250. (Connecticut General Statute § § 53a-36, 53a-42.)
Certain crimes in Connecticut may come with an Unclassified Misdemeanor charge. If a crime is considered an unclassified misdemeanor than the punishment will be stated in the statute defining the crime. (Connecticut General Statute § § 53a-26, 53a-36.)
PLEASE CONTACT US IMMEDIATELY IF YOU HAVE BEEN CHARGED WITH A MISDEMEANOR SUCH AS:
- Criminal Impersonation
- Larceny 4th Degree
- Criminal Trespassing
- Inciting to Riot
- Reckless Endangerment 2nd Degree
- Unlawful Assembly
- Breach of Peace 2nd Degree
If you have been charged with a misdemeanor in Connecticut you are not alone. The Law Office of Dominick Angotta are experienced misdemeanor criminal defense attornies and can fight your charges and protect your rights. We will always aim to have charges dropped if possible, but at the very least we will fight to have your charges reduced or diverted. Often, with less serious misdemeanors we can go to court so you don't have to.
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Contact our criminal defense attorney in Stamford to arrange a FREE & CONFIDENTIAL consultation. We are here to help and always reachable by phone at 203-274-6021.