Criminal Charges Defense
Being charged with misdemeanor criminal charges is frightening. The attorneys at Hurst & Hurst can help manage your misdemeanor criminal charges and explain the process to you. If you would like to speak with a criminal defense attorney, you can schedule a consultation with Daniel Hurst. Call (859) 209-2101.
What is a Misdemeanor?
Misdemeanors are charges that carry a punishment of up to twelve (12) months in jail. In Kentucky, we have two (2) classes of misdemeanors.
- Class A Misdemeanors: Punishable by up to twelve (12) months of incarceration.
- Class B Misdemeanors: Punishable by up to ninety (90) days of incarceration.
Legal Process for Misdemeanor Criminal Charges in Kentucky
The exact order of what happens when you are being prosecuted for a misdemeanor will vary from case to case and jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
Arrest, Booking and Bond
How Can Hurst & Hurst Law Help?
Generally speaking, misdemeanor offenses in the State of Kentucky are considered less serious than those classified as felonies. However, facing twelve (12) months, or even ninety (90) days in jail is still a big deal in the real world.
Aside from the incarceration itself being unpleasant, it can cause you extreme financial hardship, since you can't work while incarcerated. You may lose your job as a result.
We strongly recommend that anyone with misdemeanor criminal charges take those charges very seriously and speak to an attorney, rather than trying to represent themselves. If you have been charged with a misdemeanor and you are interested in having Daniel represent you, please call Hurst & Hurst Law at (859) 209-2101.