A misdemeanor in the state of Tennessee is a criminal charge that can result in no more than one year in prison if convicted. The maximum fine associated with a misdemeanor conviction is $2,500.
There are three Classes of misdemeanor under Tennessee law – Class A, B, and C, with A being the most serious. Things that generally are classified as misdemeanors can include trespassing, vandalism, and simple assault. Often the sentencing on a misdemeanor conviction will be no more than community service or remedial classes.
Just because the punishments for a misdemeanor conviction are not too severe doesn’t mean you can afford to not defend yourself fully. A conviction will have a profound effect on your life, from the ability to get a job to your credit rating. It is very much worth your effort to put forth as strong of a defense as possible.
The Issacs Law Firm is experienced in defending clients in a wide variety of misdemeanor cases. You will be treated with respect and importance no matter what the specifics of your case. For a free consultation, give us a call today at 865-673-4953.