While being charged with a misdemeanor crime may seem like a negligible issue, it is likely far more serious than you imagined. While misdemeanor crimes are not as harshly punished as felony crimes by any means, they still carry stiff penalties such as jail time, heavy fines, driver’s license suspension, community service, probation and mandatory alcohol or drug classes. If you’re being charged with a misdemeanor crime, don’t throw fate to the wind. Consult with an experienced Pierce County criminal attorney as soon as possible to learn what your options are. A knowledgeable Pierce County criminal attorney can help you get the charges against you dismissed or reduced. All misdemeanor convictions are part of a permanent criminal record, which may make it more difficult for you to get a job, go to the college of your choice, obtain professional licensure or even apply for credit cards and loans. At Greene & Lloyd, PLLC, we know that misdemeanor convictions can have far reaching consequences and can impact a person’s life significantly. We will help you develop a strong defense that will stand up in court against the prosecution’s tactics. When your quality of life, rights and freedoms are on the line, you don’t want to hand your future over to an inexperienced attorney. Our Pierce County criminal attorneys have proven success in getting misdemeanor charges reduced or dismissed, and will bring our expertise and resources to your case. Don’t let a misdemeanor charge ruin your life. Call us today to schedule a consultation to discuss your case. We are available to assist you.