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Misdemeanor Lawyer in Covington, LA

If you have been charged with a misdemeanor in the Covington, LA or Mandeville, LA area, the law office of Tammy Karas Griggs Attorney At Law is here to provide you top representation. A misdemeanor, although generally a non-violent crime unlike felonies, can lead to incarceration for up to one year and can have significant implications on your future livelihood – impositions on future educational opportunities or employment. Through a proactive approach and specially formulated case, Tammy Karas Griggs Attorney At Law can successfully negotiate your charges in a way most advantageous to you with either less jail time, reduced fines, or even walking away with probation.

Understanding Misdemeanor Charges

Misdemeanors are charges for less violent crimes that do not usually include physical harm or threat to harm. Although misdemeanors still classify as criminal offenses, they are offenses only punishable up to one year of incarceration time. Generally, they also include other consequences such as payable fines, community service, or probation. In the state of Louisiana, misdemeanors generally fall into these categories:

  • 1st offense DWI/DUI
  • Simple misdemeanor drug possession of marijuana
  • Simple battery
  • Domestic violence
  • Public intoxication
  • 1st offense misdemeanor drug possession
  • Soliciting for prostitutes
  • Minor weapons offenses

Misdemeanor Covington Lawyer: Tammy Karas Griggs Attorney At Law

From within the Covington, LA or Mandeville, LA area, Tammy Karas Griggs Attorney At Law understands the system. In some cases, defendants are even victims of entrapment by undercover police officers or informants. Let her sort through the findings and discover misinformation or false statements to build a case that is most advantageous for you. Remember, you should always seek an experienced, criminal attorney to represent you. Let her negotiate your charges for reduction or dismissal so you can rest easy. Contact Tammy Karas Griggs Attorney At Law for a consultation today or call (985) CUSTODY.

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