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Misdemeanor Attorney in Leesburg

Comprehensive Representation for Misdemeanor Crimes

Generally speaking, Florida law recognizes two types of crime: misdemeanors and felonies.

While misdemeanors are technically less-severe offenses than felonies, the penalties for misdemeanors in Florida are still severe. A misdemeanor conviction can have a devastating impact on your future, your family, and your finances.

Here at the Law Office of Jody L. Fisher, we offer comprehensive criminal defense services for clients throughout West Lake County who are facing misdemeanor charges. We strive to help our fellow Floridians overcome the unfortunate situations they find themselves in by developing effective solutions that protect their rights and freedom.

Have you have been charged with a misdemeanor? Turn to Attorney Jody L. Fisher! Call (352) 503-4111 or contact us online.

First Degree Misdemeanor vs. Second Degree Misdemeanor in FL

Under Florida law, a misdemeanor is any offense punishable by up to one year in jail. Misdemeanor convictions also often carry financial penalties.

You may be charged with a:

  • First-degree misdemeanor: Comes with a 364-day maximum jail sentence
  • Second-degree misdemeanor: Comes with a 60-day maximum jail sentence

In lieu of jail time, you may be able to enroll in a diversionary program. After successfully completing a diversionary program, your case will be dismissed.

Some examples of misdemeanor crimes include:

  • Shoplifting
  • Assault and battery
  • Domestic violence
  • Certain drug crimes
  • Probation violations
  • Carrying a concealed weapon
  • Trespassing
  • Some instances of DUI

Why You Need a Misdemeanor Lawyer

Although misdemeanors may be less severe than felonies, they still should be taken seriously. Having a criminal conviction on your record can affect your ability to get a job, rent a home, and hold certain jobs. Before brushing off misdemeanor charges, seek representation from the Law Office of Jody L. Fisher. Our Leesburg misdemeanor defense attorney can fight for you and seek a positive resolution to your case. We strive to get your charges dropped or your sentence reduced whenever possible.

Get in touch with our team – call us at (352) 503-4111 today!

Why Hire Jody Fisher Law?

  • Reputation Of Success

  • Former Prosecutor

  • 2 Decades of Experience

  • Experienced Litigator

  • Dedicated To Our Clients

  • Aggressive Defense

  • Awarded Top 100 Trial Lawyers

  • Rated Excellent by Avvo

The Opinions That Matter
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  • Have to say it was good to have someone on your side.

    “Mr. Fisher made her self available very quickly and offered very good advice.”

    Scott M.

  • Everyone in this office was extremely helpful and courteous!

    “Every question I had whether in person or on the phone was answered with knowledge and advice, that made me feel more at ease with my situation.”

    Jill

  • The staff was very professional and Jody was amazingly fast.

    “The staff was very professional and Jody was amazingly fast in resolving my legal worries. My issues came up during the Covid -19 pandemic - the staff provided great social distancing, protecting me as a client while still effectively working on my case.”

    Linda J.

  • Courteous staff and always helpful.

    “Courteous staff and always helpful. Jody had the experience and knowledge needed to get my official name change. Now, I have my Florida DL. Next, will be able to obtain a passport. Thank you Jody.”

    Lynn I.

  • Attorney Fisher is tough as nails when negotiating in and out of the courtroom.

    “Attorney Fisher was the third lawyer that represented me in my divorce. It took three to find the right one.”

    Toby