The punishments for N.C. misdemeanor violations are not as stiff as those for felonies, but that does not mean they should be taken lightly. Common misdemeanors include DWI’s, most assaults, minor possession charges, drunk and disorderly charges, probation violations, and underage drinking violations. Many other traffic matters are also misdemeanors however including failure to stop charges, reckless driving, DWLR, even speeding.
Misdemeanors are still a serious matter and can lead to jail time, fines, community surface. Most importantly misdemeanors are part of your criminal record that can stay with you forever and impair your ability to get a job down the road, especially if they are alcohol related. You should hire a Charlotte misdemeanor attorney for your defense to explore all your options.
If you are charged with a Charlotte misdemeanor, contact the Law Offices of Benjamin R. Hardwick, PLLC at 704-277-1047 and speak with a Charlotte misdemeanor lawyer, Charlotte criminal lawyer, and Charlotte attorney today.