Charged with Criminal Mischief in Miami?
Look to Seltzer Mayberg, LLC for the Help You Need
A defense attorney from Seltzer Mayberg, LLC can help fight the criminal mischief charges you face. Our lead attorney, David Seltzer possesses many positive attributes, including:
- Inclusion in the 2010 list of Super Lawyers® Rising Stars℠
- Has a "Superb" Avvo Rating. Criminal mischief
Criminal mischief is a vague charge, and often filed for a variety of actions law enforcement doesn't appreciate. A knowledgeable lawyer can help to guide you through this process and can ensure that you understand every aspect of your case.
Criminal mischief is defined as any act of intentionally and maliciously damaging or destroying another person's property. Common forms are graffiti and vandalism, and they can be charged as misdemeanors or felonies, with penalties varying depending on:
- Damages caused
- Prior convictions
- Age of the defendant
While anyone could face charges of criminal mischief, it is most commonly a juvenile crime. Penalties range from community service and fines to jail time.
Contact a criminal defense attorney in Miami today!
If you or your child has been accused of criminal mischief, then it is crucial that you seek legal help immediately. Since this criminal charge can cover a wide array of crimes, varying greatly in severity of potential consequences, getting defense counsel on your side early in the process could be critical. Our firm is ready to fight for you in court to seek a "not guilty" verdict or reduced charges.
If you are a minor, you don't want one minor mistake to show up on your record and affect your eligibility for jobs and other opportunities for years to come. Secure the help of our team today. We are available to work with our clients 24/7. Contact us today and we can get to work on preparing your defense case.