Dedicated Criminal Defense Lawyer Proudly Serving North Dakota Residents Facing Felony Charges
In North Dakota, as in most states, criminal offenses are divided into two major categories: misdemeanors and felonies. Felony offenses are considered to be more serious crimes that carry weightier penalties. Generally, people who are convicted of a felony can expect to serve more than one year in prison and pay significant fines. If you or someone you love is facing felony charges, you need to obtain an aggressive and experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. The Law Office of Joe A. Johnson understands that felony convictions can drastically impair your life, so he will work hard to have the charges dropped or reduced in order to protect your future. Reach out today to get started.
Felonies Carry Serious Consequences
A felony conviction can dramatically limit your freedom and your future. In North Dakota, felonies range from Class AA (the most serious) to Class C. Conviction for a Class AA felony carries the possibility of life imprisonment, while a Class C felony conviction carries a penalty of up to 5 years in prison and up to $5,000 in fines. Once you have served your prison sentence and paid your fines, the felony conviction will still remain on your criminal record, severely impacting where you can live, where you can work, and how the public perceives you. Felonies can haunt you for the rest of your life, so it is critical that you work with a seasoned criminal defense attorney that can help you achieve the best possible outcome.
Take Control of Your Future
Felony convictions can be devastating to you and your family. Paying expensive fines, spending years behind bars, and experiencing severe restrictions on your future housing and employment opportunities can wreck havoc on your life. When you work with the Law Office of Joe A. Johnson, you will receive compassionate and honest legal guidance. He will tell you what you need to hear, not what you want to hear. Together, you can fight hard to protect your freedom and make it possible to enjoy a bright future. Call today to get the assistance you need.