Criminal Law

From time to time, you may face serious criminal charges that can affect your livelihood and even your freedom. It is at times like these that choosing the right attorney is most critical. Anthony Cicerelli competently and aggressively handles felonies, misdemeanors and serious traffic cases. He is a reputable litigator and expert negotiator.

After your free initial consultation, he will handle your case on an hourly or flat fee basis. Most importantly, he will work with you personally, from the development of your strategy through trial or settlement and sentencing.

 

Crimes are categorized into classes that are defined by their punishments.

Misdemeanors

 A misdemeanor conviction can result in the imposition of punishment greater than that of a petty offense but not as severe as that of a felony.

Felony

 A felony conviction can result in the imposition of the greatest punishment. This includes the possibility of a prison term. Sometimes Mandatory.

 

Whether or not the crime is a misdemeanor or a felony is very important.  The law applying to misdemeanors and felonies are quite different.  Misdemeanors never involve a jail sentence longer than 2 years in the county jail.  Felonies, on the other hand, can result in long prison sentences, sometimes mandatory or even loss of life, “the death penalty”. Anthony J. Cicerelli will work with you personally, from the development of your defense strategy. through a trial or plea bargain, or sentencing.

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