A misdemeanor offense in the Commonwealth of Kentucky is any crime that can result in imprisonment up to one year. There are two levels of misdemeanors offenses, A misdemeanors and B misdemeanors. “A” misdemeanors are the most serious. Significant fines and court costs, and in some cases restitution to a victim, can be ordered by the Court.

In order to find you guilty of a misdemeanor offense in Kentucky the Commonwealth must prove each and every element of the offense with which you are charged beyond a reasonable doubt. You are presumed innocent until proven guilty. And you have the right to have experienced counsel represent you.

If you have been charged with a misdemeanor in Kentucky, contact our firm. We are experienced criminal defense lawyers who can help defend you against misdemeanor charges brought by the Commonwealth.

Common misdemeanor offenses include those concerning:

  • Assault
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Alcohol related offenses
  • Petty Theft
  • Prostitution
  • Trespassing
  • Drug Possession/Abuse

We can help protect your liberty. If you have questions concerning your Kentucky misdemeanor charges contact our firm. The attorneys at Roush & Stilz, P.S.C. strive to fight to protect your rights and defend you with the ultimate goal of acquittal or dismissal of your charges.