Misdemeanor charges are considered less serious matters. Misdemeanors, however, can severely impact your livelihood. A conviction could lead to jail time and will affect your professional and personal life. Your misdemeanor case must be handled with extreme care and caution by a knowledgeable, experienced and dedicated criminal defense lawyer.
What is a misdemeanor?
A misdemeanor charge could be any of the following:
- Assault and Battery
- Criminal Trepass
- Cannabis possession
- Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs
- Driving while your license is Revoked or Suspended
Can misdemeanor charges be dropped?
Only a State’s Attorney can drop misdemeanor charges. Be wary of any attorney who promises you that he or she can get the government to drop you charges. Michael Chomiak can not make you any promises simply by hearing your side of the story. A combination of favorable facts, preparation and persuasive argument may enable Michael Chomiak to convince the government to drop the charges.
What can I do about my misdemeanor charges?
No matter how impossible a case may appear to be, hope is never lost with the skill and experience of Michael Chomiak. The law places a heavy burden on the government. The State must prove you guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Only after a careful examination of the facts, the individuals involved, the evidence available to the State and the parties involved in the legal process can an intelligence opinion be rendered.
If you are a facing a misdemeanor offense, hire an attorney with the skill and experience to defend you. Get help from a Chicago Criminal Defense Attorney. Contact the The Law Office of Michael P. Chomiak today!