Norwalk Criminal Attorneys defending People charged with Misdemeanors in Faifield county and across Connecticut
If you or a loved one has been charged with a misdemeanor, take the charges seriously. Although misdemeanor charges are less serious than felony charges, a conviction could mean heavy fines, a criminal record, probation, up to 1 year in jail in some cases, suspension of your driver's license and other serious consequences.
The law firm of Mark M. Kratter, LLC, in Norwalk, Connecticut, serves criminal defense clients throughout Fairfield County including the communities of Norwalk, Stamford, Greenwich, Westport, Redding, Wilton, Ridgefield, Darien, Weston, Fairfield, Danbury, Stratford, Monroe, Newtown, Bethel, Danbury, New Canaan, Easton and Bridgeport.
Take the first step to protect yourself by calling attorney Mark Kratter at Mark M. Kratter, LLC in Norwalk, Connecticut. With more than 15 years of experience, attorney Kratter has the knowledge and skill to aggressively defend you against serious misdemeanor charges.
E-mail attorney Kratter or call 1-866-Laws 4CT for a free phone consultation.
Charged with a misdemeanor? What happens next?
Even when you are only charged with a misdemeanor, you have the right to remain silent, and you have the right to have a criminal defense lawyer. Take advantage of your rights and call us as soon as you can. We can help you through the process and protect your rights. We will work to minimize the consequences of a misdemeanor arrest.
Our goal at Mark M. Kratter, LLC is to help you achieve the most favorable outcome possible in your situation. Attorney Mark Kratter personally examines your situation, the facts, and the case against you to determine if the charges can be dismissed or reduced. He will explain your legal options and help you decide if it would be better to negotiate a plea or go to trial.
You may qualify for a pre-trial diversion program
In many misdemeanor cases, a diversionary program may be available to keep you out of the criminal justice system. Diversionary programs promote community service, alcohol education and rehabilitation. Typically, charges are dropped when a diversionary program is successfully completed. Attorney Kratter can help determine your eligibility and represent you in the proceedings.
Take misdemeanor charges seriously
Attorney Mark Kratter can defend you if are charged with a misdemeanor anywhere in Fairfield County. Examples of misdemeanors include:
- DUI/DWI: driving with .08 or higher blood-alcohol levels or under the influence of drugs
- Reckless driving
- Breach of peace: breaking into someone's house or car or starting a fight
- Burglary: entering a property with the intent of theft
- Shoplifting: stealing a small amount of merchandise from a store
- Misdemeanor assault, such as fighting in a bar