Bourque Clegg Causey & Morin has successfully represented clients in criminal cases in Maine's District and Superior Courts. Whether you have been charged with domestic violence assault, criminal speeding, or operating under the influence, these are all types of cases that our firm has successfully handled. If you or someone you know has been accused of a crime in Maine, it is very important that you secure an experienced criminal defense lawyer as soon as possible. In addition to serving jail time and/or paying a fine, a criminal conviction can have long-term consequences that could affect your employment or ability to get a job; your right to possess a gun; and ability to obtain benefits from the State or Federal government. If you have been arrested or charged with a crime and need our help, call us for a consultation with one of our experienced criminal defense attorneys.
Misdemeanor Cases: A misdemeanor conviction can have both short and long-term serious consequences. If you are charged with a Class D misdemeanor, you could face the possibility of serving up to one year in county and paying a fine of $2,000.00. If you are charged with a Class E misdemeanor, you could face the possibility of serving six months in jail and a fine of $1,000.00. In addition many local employers will not allow you to remain employed if you have a misdemeanor conviction. Some will even suspend you from employment if charged with these crimes.
If you have been charged with a Class D or Class E misdemeanor, Bourque Clegg Causey & Morin is here to help. Please give us a call today for a consult to discuss your misdemeanor case with one of our experienced criminal defense attorneys.
Operating a vehicle under the Influence: If you have been arrested in Maine for operating your vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, our firm can help. First time offenders can often times face harsh consequences resulting in their license being suspended, going to jail, and paying expensive fines. There are many different factors the police and prosecutors consider for these cases and having a lawyer can help you obtain the best possible outcome. If you have been arrested for operating your vehicle while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, please give our experienced defense attorneys a call.