Misdemeanor offenses are handled in county court in Florida.  Examples of misdemeanor crimes include:

  • Driving under the influence
  • Driving under a suspended license
  • Petit Theft
  • Battery
  • Trespass
  • Criminal Mischief with damage to property valued under $1000
  • Domestic Battery,
  • Indecent Exposure


Misdemeanors offenses are categorized at first and second degree by Florida statute:

  • First degree misdemeanors carry a maximum sentence of a year in the county jail and
  • Second degree misdemeanors are punishable by up to sixty days in the county jail.

At the Law Office of Laura E. Kenney, we have years of experience prosecuting and defending misdemeanors and we will ready to evaluate your case and present the best possible defense with inside knowledge of how the system works.

Kenney & McDonough, P.A Trial Attorneys
  • Jupiter

    Main Office
    1931 Commerce Lane, Suite 3
    Jupiter, FL 33458

    Phone: 561-899-4187

  • West Palm Beach

    By Appointment
    1645 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd. #1200
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401

    Phone: 561-899-4187

  • Boca Raton

    By Appointment
    150 E. Palmetto Park Rd. #800
    Boca Raton, FL 33432

    Phone: 561-899-4187

  • FT. Lauderdale

    By Appointment
    1 E. Broward Blvd. #700
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

    Phone: 561-899-4187

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