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Corvallis Misdemeanor Crimes Lawyer

Approaching Every Case in Benton & Linn Counties with Diligence

When you commit a crime, this is usually categorized as either a misdemeanor or a felony. Misdemeanor crimes are those crimes that carry less severe punishments such as short jail sentences in a county jail, detention, and fine. However, no matter how relaxed the penalties are, this doesn’t mean that misdemeanors can be handled without the help of a legal counsel. Aside from increasing your chances of getting the charges dismissed, a skilled Corvallis misdemeanor crimes attorney can also prevent your criminal charge from turning into a felony crime.

Protect your rights and best interests with the help ofJennifer I. Nash & Nicolas Ortiz, P.C. Our legal team brings more than 40 years of collective trial experience to help you through every step of the legal process. As a client-driven and client-centered practice, we approach all of our cases—regardless if it’s a misdemeanor or a felony—with the same amount of diligence to obtain the results that clients like you want and need.

To know more about how we can help with your misdemeanor charges, contact us today and schedule an initial consultation.

Categories for Misdemeanor Crimes in Oregon

In Oregon, misdemeanor crimes are further classified into four categories: Class A, B, C, and unclassified misdemeanors. Class A charges are considered as the most serious types of misdemeanors while Class C charges and unclassified misdemeanors as the least serious.

Penalties for misdemeanors are as follows:

  • Class A- Maximum of one year in prison and up to $6250 in fines
  • Class B- Maximum of six months in prison and up to $2,500 in fines
  • Class C- Maximum of 30 days in prison and up to $1,250 in fines
  • Unclassified- Depends on the law that defines the crime

Additional penalties such as probation, community service, and restitution to the victim may also be ordered by the court.

Seek the Help of a Skilled Corvallis Misdemeanor Lawyer

If you or someone you know has been charged with a misdemeanor crime, it is important to seek the help of Jennifer I. Nash & Nicolas Ortiz, P.C. right away. As your counsel, our misdemeanor crimes attorneys in Corvallis are determined to help protect your rights and guide you through the entire legal process.

We can begin with your case as soon as you schedule a consultation at (541) 243-0678.

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