Misdemeanor Cases

Have you been charged with a misdemeanor?

A misdemeanor is any charge that carries a possible jail term of 12 months or less. Misdemeanor categories generally range from the least severe, a Class 4 misdemeanor, that carries a maximum $250.00 fine to a Class 1 misdemeanor that carries a possible 12 month jail sentence. 

There are also unclassified misdemeanors that fall somewhere in the middle or that have a unique punishment that only applies to a particular charge.


Just as in felony convictions, there can be a number of collateral consequences for misdemeanor convictions. Although a misdemeanor conviction does not result in the loss of the right to vote, a misdemeanor can result in the suspension of a person's drivers license, the loss of the right to possess and carry a firearm, probation or good behavior. Depending on the type of misdemeanor, it could result in loss of employment.  It only takes 1 or 2 DUIs  (both misdemeanors) to cause a person to be separated from the armed forces. Very often an employer, especially those in the delivery business, will terminate a person with only one traffic misdemeanor, especially a DUI.

Attorney Wegman has represented clients in nearly every misdemeanor charge. These offenses include, but are not limited to, the following:


** Domestic Assault and Battery
** Assault and Battery
** Stalking


** Reckless Driving
** DUI
** DWI
** Hit and Run
** Eluding


** Petit Larceny
** Damage to Property
** Destruction of a Monument


** Distribution of Marijuana


** Animal Abuse

Attorney Wegman has experience defending clients in the above-listed misdemeanor categories and a lot more, but his experience does not stop there. With 25 years of legal litigation experience under his belt, Attorney Wegman can provide the best misdemeanor defense so you never suffer from the real world and collateral consequences of a misdemeanor conviction. The effectiveness and experience of a great attorney when dealing with a misdemeanor charge cannot be overstated. It is imperative you contact Attorney Wegman now if you have been charged with a misdemeanor or are being investigated for a misdemeanor. 

Attorney Wegman has been named one of the Best 3 criminal defense attorneys in Chesapeake and among the Top 10 criminal defense lawyers in 2022 by another Expertise.com.

Call Attorney Wegman now at 757.482.5205.  


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Wegman Law
392 S Battlefield Blvd #202,
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Phone: (757) 482-5205

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