Misdemeanor

Fees: Cases start at $2,500.00.*  This includes a free initial consultation: Consultations are conducted either on the telephone or in person.  The fee also includes scrutinizing the police reports, conferences with witnesses, legal research, negotiating a plea with the District Attorney (if applicable), and attending all court appearances leading up to the trial in your case.  No additional attorney fees will be required unless we are forced to go to trial in your case.  The cost for trial varies depending on the case.  The hourly rate is $250.00 per hour.

In most cases, your attorney can appear on your behalf if your are charged with a Misdemeanor.  Therefore your presence in court will not be necessary.

The maximum sentence for most misdemeanors is up to 6 months or one year in county jail or a $1,000.00 fine (plus penalty assessments) or both.

*Discovery costs (police reports and pictures received from the D.A.) may be charged if the cost exceeds $10.00.

Additional information? Call (916) 441-4410 or email.


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