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Murfreesboro Misdemeanor Crimes Attorney

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A misdemeanor is simply a crime that is not a felony. There are many different types of misdemeanor offenses and the state of Tennessee does not take them lightly. Don't make the mistake of thinking your charges are unimportant or can be easily resolved without representation. At the office of Attorney Michael Auffinger, we are here to not only protect your rights, but your future.

Contact our Murfreesboro misdemeanor lawyer at (615) 258-6575 to set up a consultation.

Types of Misdemeanor Charges

Although misdemeanor offenses are often considered "less serious" than felonies, a conviction can still have negative consequences on your life. Some types of misdemeanors include:

  • Certain drug crimes
  • Loitering
  • Disorderly conduct
  • Public intoxication
  • Criminal mischief
  • Simple battery
  • Reckless driving
  • Vandalism
  • Trespassing
  • Petty theft
  • DUI

Misdemeanor Penalties in Tennessee

Tennessee law breaks up misdemeanors into three classes: A, B, and C. Depending on the type and degree of the misdemeanor, you could find yourself facing serious penalties. In addition to the serious criminal penalties these charges carry, a conviction of a misdemeanor will go on your permanent record. Let our firm work with you to determine what type of charge you face and the most effective way to defend it.

Class A Misdemeanors in Tennessee are punishable by up to:

  • Up to 11 months and 29 days in prison
  • Up to $2,500 in fines

Class B Misdemeanors in Tennessee are punishable by up to:

  • Up to 6 months in jail
  • Up to $500 in fines

Class C Misdemeanors in Tennessee are punishable by up to:

  • Up to 30 days in jail
  • Up to $50 in fines

Discuss Your Case with Attorney Michael Auffinger

Regardless of the exact misdemeanor charge that you have been arrested for, our firm is prepared to build a defense strategy on your behalf. Our Murfreesboro misdemeanor lawyer can do the work and go the extra mile to advocate for your rights and pursue the best possible outcome. At the office of Attorney Michael Auffinger, we have years of experience representing all types of misdemeanor charges and are prepared to handle any challenge that may come our way.

If you are facing misdemeanor charges in Tennessee, call our Murfreesboro misdemeanor attorney at (615) 258-6575 to start discussing your case.

Why Attorney Michael Auffinger?

  • Aggressive Criminal Defense

    When you hire Attorney Michael Auffinger, you get a committed fighter in the courtroom.

  • A Proven Track Record of Results

    Attorney Auffinger obtained a rare reversal and dismissal at the Court of Criminal Appeals

  • Experience and Comfort in Court

    We have successfully defended criminal allegations at all levels of the criminal court system.

  • Available in Your Time of Need

    The firm is committed to making itself available by phone outside of normal office hours.

Client Testimonials

The Opinions that Matter Most
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  • “With Mr Auffinger in your corner the case immediately looks better.”

    Ernest J.

  • “He will do the best he can to get his clients a fair ruling in the court system.”

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  • “A REAL Attorney”

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  • “Best lawyer in the boro”

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