Crimes and Offenses

The Martin Law Firm, P.C. is a criminal defense firm that serves individuals charged with crimes and offenses in Montgomery County, PA and the surrounding counties. We provide representation for traffic offenses, summary offenses, misdemeanors and felonies.

 

Misdemeanors

Misdemeanors are crimes with a classification in the first, second, or third degree. Unless otherwise designated in a specific statute, a person convicted of a misdemeanor of the first degree faces a maximum prison term of 5 years and a maximum fine of $10,000.00. For a misdemeanor of the second degree, a person faces a maximum prison term of 2 years and maximum fine of $5,000.00. For a misdemeanor of the third degree, a person faces a maximum prison term of 1 year and a maximum fine of $2,500.00. Common misdemeanors include:

 

Summary Offenses

Summary offenses are less serious than misdemeanor crimes. Unless otherwise designated in a specific statute, a person convicted of a summary offense faces a maximum prison term of 90 days and a maximum fine of $300.00. Common summary offenses include:

 

Traffic Offenses

We also represent individuals charged with traffic offenses.

If you have received a citation or charges for any of the above, you should consult with an experienced criminal defense lawyer right away. The criminal process has strict time limitations for scheduling and appearing for hearings as well as entering a plea. A criminal defense lawyer can assist you with preparing a proper defense and resolving your case. Contact us at 215-646-3980.