What is a Misdemeanor

A crime that is less serious than a felony, a misdemeanor is a criminal charge that can be punished with fines, community service, probation and/or jail time. Types of misdemeanors include vandalism, trespassing, or public intoxication, and are actions that can land you in legal trouble. Misdemeanors are often offenses where the judge sets some sort of bail bond amount.

The Most Common Misdemeanor

  1. Basic Assault
  2. Indecent Exposure
  3. Public Intoxication
  4. Trespassing
  5. Petty Theft