Criminal Defense Attorney in Atlanta
Compared to felony crimes, misdemeanor crimes are far less serious criminal offenses. That being said, it’s still extremely important to hire a criminal defense lawyer with experience handling cases involving misdemeanor crimes. An experienced Atlanta misdemeanor crime attorney like Judy Kim can guide you through every step of the legal process and increase your chances of obtaining a successful result in court. There are many steps that need to be taken in any misdemeanor crimes case, and Attorney Kim can ensure that all deadlines are met, and that you do not miss important court appearances.
Misdemeanor crimes are typically punishable by one year or less in the local jail, probation, and a fine of no more than $1,000. Punishment for misdemeanor crimes may also include a variety of other hardships, such as community service at a recycling plant or picking up trash along the highway; mandatory drug and alcohol counseling; waiver of your right to travel; waiver of your fourth amendment protections against unreasonable search and seizure; and other types of punishments, like the suspension of your driver’s license.
Atlanta criminal lawyer Judy Kim is very familiar with the laws and regulations that govern Georgia misdemeanor crimes, and utilizes her knowledge of the law to negotiate with prosecutors to get the charges brought against her clients dropped. Attorney Kim has defended a wide array of misdemeanor crimes throughout her career, such as:
- Simple Drug Possession
- Petty Theft
- Domestic Violence
- Parole Violations
- Minor in Possession of Alcohol
- Simple Assault & Battery
- Disorderly Conduct
- Sex Crime
If you have been charged with a misdemeanor crime, don’t try to handle it your own. Let Judy Kim use her resources, skills, and knowledge of the law to help you fight your charges and protect your rights. Please don’t hesitate to schedule a consultation at (404) 839-2300. Attorney Kim is ready to help you tackle your legal issue and put this experience behind you. You can contact the firm day or night to schedule your free initial consultation at The Law Office of Judy Kim, P.C.