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Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, PA

We have over a century of collective legal experience and have been practicing in state and federal courts across Minnesota since 1983.

Felony & Misdemeanor Charges

Board-Certified Criminal Defense Lawyer in Minneapolis

Crimes are classified as felonies and misdemeanors. Misdemeanors are less heavily penalized than felonies, and carry less long-term negative effects. In spite of this, however, ignoring a misdemeanor charge or treating it lightly is a poor strategy that could result in serious consequences.

Any criminal charge requires representation from a capable team of Minneapolis criminal defense lawyers who can stand up for you and help you move on with your life after an arrest. You can rely on Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. for the skilled advocacy and representation you need.

Whether you are facing a felony or misdemeanor charge, call our firm today.

The Difference Between Felonies & Misdemeanors

Misdemeanors are punishable by up to, but not more than, one year in county jail, fines, mandatory restitution, community service, and other penalties. Misdemeanors may be classified as a petty misdemeanor, misdemeanor, or gross misdemeanor. Felonies are categorized into six "classes."

These crimes may be punished by a term in state prison, heavy fines, and even the death penalty. In addition, being charged with a felony could affect other aspects of the accused individual's life. They will no longer be able to own a firearm, and their employment options could also be jeopardized.

Examples of felony crimes include:

  • Sexual assault
  • Murder
  • Aggravated assault
  • Aggravated battery
  • Weapons crimes
  • Some drug offenses
  • Kidnapping
  • Grand theft

Contact Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. for Free

Schedule your free consultation with a member of our team and learn how we can help you, no matter what charges you face. Let us stand up for your rights! We are proud to represent clients throughout Greater Minnesota, including Minneapolis and St. Paul.

For the help you need and the representation that could make a difference, call Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. today at (612) 444-5020.

Put Our Attorneys On Your Side

Our team has 100 years of collective experience. Our lawyers, Allan Caplan and Joe Tamburino, are frequently featured on local news networks, including radio and television appearances on Fox and WCCO radio. This has helped Caplan & Tamburino Law Firm, P.A. rise to prominence and gain a solid reputation of fighting vigorously not only for our clients, but also against the injustices they face when they have been charged with a crime or have been wrongfully injured.

Attorney Profiles

Recent Case Victories

  • Terroristic Threats Reduction of Charges

    Outcome: Client, who was represented by Hillary Parsons, was charged with terroristic threats for threatening to use a ...

  • Violation of College’s Title IX Rules Charge Dismissed

    Defense: Get Charge reduced or dismissed Outcome: Joe and Jill represented both clients on a Title IX investigation and ...

  • Title IX Case (Alleged Sexual Misconduct in violation of University rules) Client Won

    Outcome: Joe’s client was accused of sexual misconduct by the university. After countless meetings, many hours of ...

  • 3rd Degree DWI Reduction of Charges

    Defense: Negotiate a dismissal of DWI charges and avoid jail time Outcome: Attorney Kayla Wengronowitz was able to ...

  • Domestic Assault Charge Dismissed

    Defense: Negotiated dismissal of charges Outcome: Attorney Hillary Parsons spoke with the alleged victim who reneged on ...

  • Second Degree DWI No Executed Jail Time

    Defense: Negotiated probation and admission to Veterans Court Outcome: Client was facing a 90-day mandatory minimum ...

  • Theft Charge Dismissed

    Defense: Negotiate dismissal of charges after one year probation Outcome: Despite client having a recent theft case from ...

  • 5th Degree Drug Possession (Felony) Charge Dismissed

    Defense: Get charge reduced or dismissed Outcome: Client was charged with Felony 5 th Degree Drug Possession in Anoka ...

  • 3rd Degree Assault Not Guilty

    Defense: We won a Jury Verdict of “Not Guilty” Outcome: Joe Tamburino and Charlie Clas represented our client on the ...

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