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A misdemeanor is a low-level criminal offense. Anything less serious than a misdemeanor is called a violation. More severe crimes are charged as felonies.
In Alabama, there are three classes of misdemeanor. Each class has a different maximum misdemeanor sentence, including jail time and fines.
You should talk with a misdemeanor attorney as soon as possible about the level of the charge and the potential penalty if convicted.
At Alabama Criminal Lawyers, we are here to help you when you are facing misdemeanor charges for:
While misdemeanors carry less severe punishments than felonies, they still remain on your criminal record for life. This means that misdemeanors can show up on background checks. However, since misdemeanors are usually prosecuted at the county level, whether or not your misdemeanor will show up is entirely dependent on how thorough the check is.
Maybe. In Alabama, there are three classes of misdemeanors, depending on the severity. Each class has a different maximum sentence, including jail time and fines.