Misdemeanor Cases


Although misdemeanors are not serious felonies, a conviction can still have an unbelievable impact on your life. A misdemeanor charge will show up on your record and can affect your employment opportunities



Monroe Criminal Lawyer Richard L. Brown, Jr. is an experienced trial lawyer who has handled hundreds of misdemeanor cases. As a result he is extremely knowledgeable about the variances in procedure and the many facets of misdemeanor cases.



What is a Misdemeanor?

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Misdemeanors are less serious crimes. But make no mistake about it: a misdemeanor conviction is a criminal conviction, and can have important consequences to your job prospects and career, your educational opportunities, and your freedom. In the state of North Carolina a conviction for a misdemeanor can be punishable by up to eight 8 months in prison.

Listed below are some examples of misdemeanors:



  • Shoplifting
  • Driving while impaired
  • Assault on a Female
  • Driving with license suspended charges
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Worthless Checks
  • Solicitation for prostitution
  • Assault & Battery
  • Reckless driving
  • Indecent exposure

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Richard L. Brown
309 Lancaster Avenue
Monroe, NC 28112 - 4800
Phone: (704) 283-6800
Fax: (704) 291-7725