Many people facing criminal charges find themselves wondering about the difference between misdemeanors and felonies. Although a felony charge sounds more intimidating to most people, and generally felonies do involve more serious crimes and more serious punishments, both felonies and misdemeanors can result in life-altering consequences, including possible jail time, loss of driving privileges, a permanent criminal record and other penalties.
Talk to me and let me help you. I recognize that no two cases and no two clients are the same, so I maintain a strong commitment to providing personally tailored, individualized legal representation for each of my clients. I start by providing a realistic evaluation of each case, and by listening to my clients' goals. Then, I do everything I can to achieve the best outcome possible in each case.
Generally, misdemeanors are crimes that are punishable by up to one year in jail. I have a great deal of experience handling difficult misdemeanor cases, including:
Felonies involve serious crimes and result in enhanced penalties. Many of the crimes that are charged as felonies are more severe versions of misdemeanors, or are misdemeanors that involve aggravating factors such as multiple counts or prior charges.
Call Toole Law Offices at 260-428-2219, or contact me online to schedule a free initial consultation with me, Elizabeth Toole. I represent clients in Allen County and the surrounding northeast Indiana counties.