Misdemeanor & Felony Defense Lawyer

Shepherdstown, 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 your details and puts his three decades of 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 Shepherdstown, WV, Mean to Your Record

From our office in Martinsburg, West Virginia, B. Craig Manford, Attorney at Law, meets with Shepherdstown clients who have had run-ins with the law. Often, people do not know the extent a misdemeanor can have on their record. It is important to learn that there are four classes of misdemeanor crimes in West Virginia, which is why our office serves Shepherdstown, WV, and the 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.

Felony Crimes in WV - Punishments and Fines

Six classes of felony crimes in Shepherdstown, 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 Shepherdstown, 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.

Shepherdstown, 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 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

Shepherdstown, WV, Lawyer for Misdemeanor & Felony Offenses