Misdemeanor & Felony Defense Lawyer

Charles Town, WV

Rely on B. Craig Manford, Attorney at Law, for Misdemeanors & Felonies

B. Craig Manford, Attorney at Law, offers legal services to Charles Town, West Virginia, residents who face misdemeanor and felony offenses. He provides criminal defense with strategies that help to protect your rights. B. Craig Manford takes time to meet and listen to your situation. He offers three decades of legal expertise to defend your rights, but it is up to you to take the first step. Contact us online, or call our office in Martinsburg today at (304) 263-5698 to schedule your free consultation.

Learn How Misdemeanors in Charles Town, WV, Impact Your Record

Charles Town residents who face a first misdemeanor offense are often unaware of the impact it can have on their lives. It is important to learn that there are four classes of misdemeanor crimes under West Virginia law, which is why our office serves Charles Town and the surrounding region. Two of these classes have penalties that can include jail time. Misdemeanor offenses can cover such things as a first DUI, minor forms of assault, and marijuana possession.

Class 1 misdemeanors carry a maximum sentence of 12 months in a county jail and a fine of $2,500.

Class 2 can give you six months in the county jail with a fine of $1,000.

Class 3 and Class 4 usually do not include a jail sentence, but you face penalty fines of $500 or $250, respectively.

Punishment & Fines for Felony Crimes in Charles Town, WV

When it comes to felony offenses, there are six classes under state law. Charles Town-area residents may be charged with various types of illegal activity, from sexual assault, to serious or repeat offenses of assault and battery, the distribution of drugs and many white-collar crimes. B. Craig Manford, Attorney at Law, offers criminal defense services for clients in the Charles Town, WV, regional area. He has three decades of experience in criminal law, and shares a little more about what to expect on felony punishments and fines:

Class 1 includes the most serious offenses like murder; punishable by life imprisonment or the death penalty.

Class 2 felonies are punishable by up to 25 years in prison.

Class 3 felonies carry prison sentences between five and 25 years.

Class 4 crimes are punishable by two to ten years.

Class 5 carries a fine of $2,500 and jail time of one to ten years.

Class 6 felonies carry a maximum sentence of $2,500 fine and five years in a state penitentiary.

Charles Town, WV, Lawyer for Misdemeanor and Felony Defense

Put the experience of B. Craig Manford, Attorney at Law, to work for your misdemeanor and felony defense. Make an appointment today with our office in Martinsburg and put yourself on the path to a strong representation. We can defend your rights and liberty against misdemeanor and felony offenses, and consultation is the first step. Consult with B. Craig Manford on your matter and receive effective defense on your matter.

B. Craig Manford, Attorney at Law

(304) 263-5698

Charles Town, WV, Lawyer for Misdemeanor & Felony Offenses