MISDEMEANOR CHARGES

WE HELP WITH MISDEMEANOR CHARGES IN LOUISVILLE, KY

Misdemeanor charges are those that are prosecuted in Kentucky district courts.  They are divided into two classes:

Class A – punishable by ninety (90) to twelve (12) months in county or local jail and a maximum fine of $500.00.

Class B – punishable up to ninety (90) days in county or local jail and a maximum fine of $250.00.

Misdemeanors can still result in consequences aside from jail time and fines including, but not limited to:

  • Probation
  • Classes
  • Programs

A conviction for ANY crime can affect an individual’s employment, educational opportunities, finances, and immigration status.

Common misdemeanor charges include: 

  • DUI (First, second, third)
  • Trespass
  • Disorderly conduct

CONSEQUENCES

If you have any open misdemeanors or have been accused of a crime in Kentucky, do not speak to the police.  You need to speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney first.  Contact Winton & Hiestand for a FREE initial consultation.