Hopefully, your spring break went off without a hitch. You traveled, had fun, enjoyed good company, and stayed reasonably safe. In a perfect world, you didn’t run afoul of the law during spring break. We don’t live in a perfect world. The good news is that facing civil or criminal charges doesn’t have to end your education and career goals.
Spring break activities can result in charges related to:
Depending on the charges, you can face serious consequences if convicted of a felony or misdemeanor. Prison sentences, jail time, heavy fines, counseling and community service, and probation are some of the possible sentences. For example,
Felony charges should always be taken seriously. If convicted of a felony, you lose your right to vote, lose scholarships and financial aid, and/or lose out on career opportunities. Some employers and scholarship applications will ask about misdemeanors, as well. Sex crime convictions include lifelong registration as a sex offender. With your whole life ahead of you, you want a clean record.
If you need legal help, contact Nava Law today.