More serious crimes are known as felonies. They are punished harshly usually with a prison term. Misdemeanors are less serious crimes and carry lesser penalties.

Examples of certain misdemeanors which you might have been arrested and charged with include:

Of course, punishments vary according to jurisdiction of where your case is, but typically, they are crimes which can be resolved with little or no time in jail. Each case varies from one another based on the facts of each individual case. Call Naljian Law Offices for a consultation and an affordable means of hiring great representation.