Misdemeanor & Felony Defense Lawyer

Martinsburg, WV

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

B. Craig Manford, Attorney at Law, offers legal services to Martinsburg, 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 with you. He listens to details and puts his legal expertise to work for you. He is ready to defend you, but you have to take the first step. Contact us online today or call our office in Martinsburg at (304) 263-5698 to schedule your free consultation.

Know What Misdemeanors in Martinsburg, WV, Mean to Your Record

From our office in Martinsburg, West Virginia, B. Craig Manford, Attorney at Law, meets with clients who have had run-ins with the law. People may be unaware of how much a misdemeanor affects one’s criminal record. It is important to learn that there are four classes of misdemeanor crimes in West Virginia, which is why our office serves the Martinsburg region. Two of these classes have penalties that include jail time. Examples of misdemeanors include such things as a first DUI offense, possession of marijuana, and minor forms of assault.

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 and Fines for Felony Crimes in West Virginia

Six classes of felony crimes in 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 Martinsburg, West Virginia, regional area with experience in criminal law that spans three decades. Learn 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.

Martinsburg, 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. One call to our Martinsburg, WV, office can put you on the path to a strong representative in court who will help defend your rights against misdemeanor and felony offenses. Discuss your matter with Bryon Craig Manford in confidence and know where you stand.

B. Craig Manford, Attorney at Law

(304) 263-5698

Martinsburg, WV Lawyer for Misdemeanor & Felony Crimes