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Florida Criminal Law Attorney for Misdemeanor Defense

If you have been accused of a misdemeanor, it is important to take things seriously. Even a small misdemeanor charge can have large effects on your ability to get a job, rent an apartment or live your life.

At the Fort Lauderdale law offices of Andrew D. Washor, P.A., we focus on reducing the impact of misdemeanor charges on our clients. Using more than three decades of criminal defense experience, attorney Andrew D. Washor represents people accused of many different misdemeanor crimes, including the ones listed below:

  • Theft/shoplifting
  • Criminal mischief
  • Welfare fraud
  • Assault/battery/battery on the elderly
  • DUI/drunk driving
  • Juvenile matters
  • Traffic offenses
  • Probation violations
  • Drug offenses

Andrew D. Washor uses over 30 years of experience as an attorney to help clients beat criminal charges. A former Broward County prosecutor, he has in-depth understanding of prosecutors' strategies and uses this understanding to win criminal defense cases for his clients. Mr. Washor is also a former adjunct professor at Shepard Law Center at Nova Southeastern University, where he taught criminal procedure to law students.

What Is a Misdemeanor?

A misdemeanor is a criminal offense that is less serious than a felony but more serious than an infraction. Most misdemeanors are punishable by fines or incarceration in local jails — but not prisons.

Take Things Seriously the First Time

If you are charged with misdemeanors multiple times, you could find yourself facing felony charges the next time. Criminal records build up and things get more serious as time goes on. That's why it is important to take things seriously the first time. Hire an attorney who can help get better results for you, like charges dropped, acquittals, findings of not guilty at trial, withholding of adjudication or involvement in pre-trial diversion programs.

Schedule a free and confidential consultation with Fort Lauderdale misdemeanors lawyer Andrew D. Washor to discuss the legal issues that affect you and your family. Call our law firm toll free at 877-709-9701 or at 954-769-0685. You may also simply complete our online contact form.

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