Misdemeanors may be minor wrongdoings, but without proper representation, they can escalate quickly. Don’t wait, get a lawyer with the Law Offices of Murray, Phillips & Gay to protect yourself from a misdemeanor arrest or charge.
Misdemeanors in Delaware
While a number crimes may be labeled misdemeanors, the charge can escalate with repeated offenses or severity of the crime. Don’t hesitate to get a lawyer if you have been charged with a misdemeanor. You could be facing large fines or even some jail time if you aren’t careful.
Crimes that are considered misdemeanors in Delaware include:
- Criminal Impersonation,
- Public Intoxication,
- Criminal Mischief (including vandalism and destruction of property),
- Urinating in Public,
- Indecent Exposure,
- Lewd Contact,
- Offensive Touching,
- Disorderly Conduct,
- Simple Assault,
- and the most common misdemeanor Resisting Arrest.
This is not an exhaustive list of all misdemeanor crimes in Delaware. If you have been charged with ANY crime, you need a lawyer on your side. If you are charged with a misdemeanor, you should seek the advice of an experienced criminal defense lawyer.
Don’t wait for a simple traffic stop that turned into a resisting arrest charge to escalate into an assault charge or worse. Depending on the circumstances, some misdemeanors may be classified as felonies. Protect your rights with the help of an experienced attorney.
Adults and minors can be charged with misdemeanors, although they can face different punishments. Know what consequences you face when charged with a misdemeanor with a free consultation with experienced attorneys.
Contact a Sussex County Criminal Defense Attorney
If you are accused of a misdemeanor or crime, Julianne E. Murray and Ronald D. Phillips, Jr. are ready to meet with you in person to discuss your situation. To schedule a free initial consultation, please call 302-855-9300 for our Georgetown, Delaware office or 302-697-2499 for our Dover and Wilmington, Delaware offices or contact our law offices online.