Fort Lauderdale Disorderly Conduct Lawyer

Have you been arrested in Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach, Hollywood  or Wilton Manors on disorderly conduct charges? Call Guy Seligman, an experienced Fort Lauderdale disorderly conduct criminal defense lawyer.

In Fort Lauderdale and under Florida law, disorderly conduct is considered a breach of the peace; disorderly conduct.—Whoever commits such acts as are of a nature to corrupt the public morals, or outrage the sense of public decency, or affect the peace and quiet of persons who may witness them, or engages in brawling or fighting, or engages in such conduct as to constitute a breach of the peace or disorderly conduct, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.

In Fort Lauderdale disorderly conduct charges have  a second degree misdemeanor charge, and in case of a conviction you can face a fine of up to $500, up to six months of probation, up to sixty days jail time, or the  combination of these penalties.

Examples of Disorderly Conduct Charges

Public drunkenness
Inciting a riot
disturbance of the peace
loitering in certain areas
fighting / physical altercations
obstructing traffic
use of extremely obscene or abusive language
loud or unreasonable noise

If this is your first offense we may be able to get the charges dropped. But, we have to act fast. Call me to discuss your case today.