In the State of Florida, a misdemeanor crime is a crime that is punishable by a maximum of one year in a county jail. There are two categories of misdemeanor in Florida: first-degree and second-degree. A few examples of misdemeanor crimes in Florida include assault, battery, petit theft, and resisting arrest without violence. Misdemeanor crimes are handled at the County Court level so long as there are no related felony crimes being charged. The attorneys are Warren Law Firm are prepared to walk clients through the details of the misdemeanor defense process all while providing effective representation.