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Criminal Lawyers Dayton

Criminal Lawyers Dayton

Ohio Criminal Defense Attorneys Representing Clients in Dayton

Whether you have been mistakenly accused of a crime or made a judgment error and are now facing criminal charges in Dayton, you need to have an experienced and aggressive criminal defense attorney on your side. Facing misdemeanor or felony charges can have serious consequences, especially if you are convicted of the offense. In addition to jail time and monetary fines, you will have to deal with the repercussions of having a criminal record. Our experienced criminal lawyers Dayton can help you to fight the charges and to develop a strong defense strategy based on the facts of your case.

 Types of Criminal Defense Cases We Handle in Dayton, OH

 At Comunale Law Office, we defend clients in a wide variety of criminal cases, including but not limited to the following:

  • Assault;
  • Burglary;
  • Domestic violence;
  • Driver’s license suspension;
  • Drug charges;
  • Felonies;
  • Misdemeanors;
  • OVI/DUI and drunk driving;
  • Sex crimes;
  • Theft;
  • Underage drinking;
  • Weapons offenses; and
  • White collar crimes.

 Dayton Penalties for a Criminal Conviction

 If you are convicted of a criminal offense in Ohio, you can face serious penalties. As such, it is essential to have one of our Dayton criminal defense attorneys on your side to help you fight these charges as early as possible. The sooner we begin working on your defense strategy, the better we can defend you against the charges you are facing. Ohio law sets specific sentencing penalties for felonies and misdemeanors. 

The following are penalties for felony criminal convictions in Ohio: 

  • First-degree felony (F-1): Three to 11 years in prison and a fine of up to $20,000;
  • Second-degree felony (F-2): Two to eight years in prison and a fine of up to $15,000;
  • Third-degree felony (F-3): Nine to 60 months in prison and a fine of up to $10,000;
  • Fourth-degree felony (F-4): Six to 18 months in prison and a fine of up to $5,000; and
  • Fifth-degree felony (F-5): Nine to 60 months in prison and a fine of up to $2,500.

The following are penalties for misdemeanor criminal convictions in Ohio: 

  • First-degree misdemeanor (M-1): Up to 180 days in jail and a fine of up to $1,000;
  • Second-degree misdemeanor (M-2): Up to 90 days in jail and a fine of up to $750;
  • Third-degree misdemeanor (M-3): Up to 60 days in jail and a fine of up to $500;
  • Fourth-degree misdemeanor (M-4): Up to 30 days in jail and a fine of up to $250; and
  • Minor misdemeanor: fine of up to $150.

Beyond the penalties of a criminal sentence, you can also face consequences for having a criminal record. You may be unable to hold certain jobs or licenses, and you may be ineligible for certain types of loans or credit. 

Contact a Dayton Criminal Defense Attorney Today

 If you are being investigated for an offense, or if you have been arrested or charged with a crime in Ohio, an experienced Dayton criminal defense attorney at our firm can speak with you today about building a strong defense strategy for your case. We tailor every defense strategy to the specific facts of the case, and we will work tirelessly to help you beat the charges you are facing. Contact Comunale Law Office for more information about the services we provide to clients facing criminal charges in Dayton.

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If you have been charged with a crime in the Dayton area, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney on your side. The attorneys at Comunale Law Office fight to defend the rights of our clients. We have built our reputation on getting results.

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