Misdemeanor & Felony Defense Lawyer

in Harpers Ferry, WV

Do You Face Misdemeanor & Felony Charges in Harpers Ferry, WV?

Penalties for misdemeanor and felony offenses in Harpers Ferry, WV, can be severe. After conviction, stiff fines, jail time, probation, and more are what you can expect. B. Craig Manford, Attorney at Law, offers legal services to Harpers Ferry, WV, residents facing misdemeanor and felony offenses. Obtain criminal defense with strategies that help to protect your rights. B. Craig Manford takes time to meet with you. He listens to your details and puts his three decades of legal expertise to work. Take the first step in securing your rights. Call our office in Martinsburg at (304) 263-5698 or contact us online today to schedule your free consultation.

Misdemeanor Offenses in Harpers Ferry, WV, Stay on Your Record

B. Craig Manford, Attorney at Law, meets with Harpers Ferry clients apprehended by law enforcement on misdemeanors. This may be a young person’s first encounter with the police, so they may not know the staying power that a misdemeanor can have on their record. It is important to learn that there are four classes of misdemeanor crimes in West Virginia. 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.

Felony Crimes in WV - Punishments and Fines

Six classes of felony crimes in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, cover several 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, serves the Harpers Ferry, WV, regional area with three decades of experience in criminal law. We want you to know a little more about 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.

Harpers Ferry, 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 Martinsburg, WV, office and put yourself on the path to a strong representation. We will help defend your rights against misdemeanor and felony offenses in court. Consult with Bryon Craig Manford in confidence on your matter and know where you stand.

B. Craig Manford, Attorney at Law

(304) 263-5698

Harpers Ferry, WV, Lawyer for Misdemeanor & Felony Offenses