CRIMINAL DEFENSEYOU ARE INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY. THE LAW OFFICE OF ANDREW W. STUART, II AIMS TO WORK WITH YOU TO ACCOMPLISH THE GOAL OF PROTECTING YOUR RIGHTS AND FUTURE.
criminal defense in MISSISSIPPI
Being charged with a crime can be a frightening and overwhelming experience. The consequences of a criminal conviction can change your life and lead to a permanent criminal record. Being able to navigate through the criminal justice system can be a very difficult task. Mississippi lawmakers have imposed statutes that heavily punish those that have been charged with misdemeanors to serious felony offenses. That’s why it is important to have someone like Andrew Stuart in your corner. He has tried hundreds of cases, from capital murder to DUI. If you are facing criminal charges or believe that you are under investigation for criminal activity, invoke your right remain silent and contact Andrew Stuart to speak on your behalf.
WITH YOUR REPUTATION, FREEDOM, AND FUTURE ON THE LINE, IT IS CRUCIAL TO SEEK IMMEDIATE REPRESENTATION FROM AN EXPERIENCED CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY.
MISDEMEANORS & FELONIES IN MISSISSIPPI
Criminal activity falls into the two different categories know as misdemeanors and felonies. What differs the two is the severity of the punishment.
MISDEMEANOR: Considered to be a minor crime that involves little to no violence, but still carries the possibility of jail time in a county or city jail for up to one year and/or a fine of less than $1,000.
FELONY: The most serious crime you can be charged with. Punishments range from one year to life in prison, death and/or a fine up to $10,000. Felonies may also cause you to lose some constitutional rights.
- PETIT LARCENY
- SIMPLE ASSAULT
- DISORDERLY CONDUCT/DISTURBING THE PEACE
- SIMPLE DRUG POSSESSION
- TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS
- CARRYING A CONCEALED DEADLY WEAPON
- CAPITAL MURDER
- DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
- SEXUAL BATTERY
- AGGRAVATED ASSAULT
- GRAND LARCNEY
- COMPUTER FRAUD (DAMAGES OF $500 OR MORE)
- POSSESION OF 50 – 150 GRAMS OR 500 DOSAGE UNITS OF A CLASS V SUBSTANCE