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Maryland Misdemeanor Lawyer
What is a “Misdemeanor?”
A misdemeanor in Maryland is defined as a “minor criminal offense (other than a felony or infraction).” Don’t be fooled by the classification of a crime as a misdemeanor though. If charged with a misdemeanor, you still face the possibility of jail time, a fine, or both.
Most misdemeanors carry a maximum sentence of up to a year in jail. There are exceptions though. Notably, Second Degree Assault is a misdemeanor. Yet, a judge may legally sentence someone to up to 10 years in jail and/or a $2,500 penalty.
Talk with a Maryland Attorney to discuss the facts of your case, and your plan forward by calling 202-540-0525 today.
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