What is a Misdemeanor?

“A criminal offense that is less serious than a felony”

Examples of Misdemeanors:

  • Petty Theft
  • Assault
  • Trespassing
  • Public Intoxication
  • Drug Possession
  • Reckless Driving
  • DUI


Even if you are charged with a misdemeanor, it is important to get the best criminal defense attorneys to protect your rights.


A Misdemeanor Punishment Can Include:

  • Imprisonment in the county jail for up to one year
  • Fines
  • Potential Collateral Consequences – i.e. professional certifications and licenses


Because of our extensive criminal law experience, Jeffery Rubenstein and his skilled team of attorneys has effectively guided many clients through the complicated process of the criminal justice system. We seek above all else to help our clients achieve the best conceivable results in the most timely, discreet, and successful manner possible.


Call (310) 477-2100 today for a free consultation of your misdemeanor charges.


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