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Felonies and Misdemeanors

Felonies and Misdemeanors

Felonies

A misdemeanor is a criminal offense that generally carries penalties of jail time up to one year and fines. Typical misdemeanors include DUI, petit theft, drug possession, domestic violence, probation violations, and disorderly conduct. Felonies are more serious offenses that are punishable by prison terms of one year to life or the death penalty. These may be violent crimes, such as murder, rape, or carjacking or nonviolent crimes such as white collar fraud crimes, theft, drug distribution, and more.

In all of these cases, if you are convicted you will have a permanent criminal record. Aside from possible incarceration and financial penalties, your future will be adversely affected by such a record in terms of employment, professional licenses, education opportunities and more. Choosing an experienced and dedicated attorney to defend you may be the most important decision you ever make. Let Attorney Saunders use his knowledge, legal ability, and dedication to help you.

Experienced Legal Defense in Criminal Cases

Are you under investigation from a law enforcement agency for a criminal offense? Have you been charged with a felony or misdemeanor in the Davis County, Weber County or Salt Lake County areas? Are you worried about how criminal charged will affect your life and that of your family? Being involved in a criminal investigation or accused of a crime is a serious matter that can totally disrupt your life. You may be confused, uncertain, and anxious about the long-term impact as it relates to your job, career advancement, your finances, even your personal freedom.

In this stressful and often scary situation, you need someone on your side who will work vigorously to ensure that your rights are protected, that the law and procedures are not misused against you, that your voice is heard, and that you are treated fairly throughout the legal process. Most importantly, you want a tough, sharp, and tenacious Utah criminal defense attorney providing you with an effective defense. That is what you will find at the law firm of Anthony Saunders, with Utah felony / misdemeanor lawyer Anthony Saunders and his legal team. He is an aggressive advocate with extensive criminal law and trial experience who has handled all types of misdemeanor and felony cases throughout his career.

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