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All Misdemeanors


The Law Office of Dave L. Simmons, P.A., is a Fort Lauderdale based law firm dedicated to representing individuals faced with criminal offenses. When you have been charged with a criminal offense, it is imperative that you seek consultation from an experienced criminal defense lawyer. Mr. Simmons is a former Prosecuting Attorney for the State Attorney’s Office in Broward County and former Public Defender in Broward County. He has had the unique experience of handling misdemeanor and felony cases on both sides of the judicial system in Broward County, Florida.

The firm offers experienced representation for all misdemeanor offenses including the following:

  • Possession of Cannabis/Marijuana
  • Theft/Shoplifting
  • Domestic violence
  • Battery
  • DUI
  • Assault
  • Solicitation of Prostitution/Lewdness
  • Carrying a Concealed Weapon
  • Driving on Suspended License
  • Trespass
  • Worthless Checks
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Disorderly Intoxication
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Obstruction of Justice
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Traffic Criminal

The following chart details the minimum and maximum penalties for all misdemeanor charges:


The Law Offices of Dave L. Simmons, P.A.
“Defending Your Misdemeanor Charges in Court”


The prospect of having a conviction on ones permanent record causes much trepidation to the individuals that are faced with a misdemeanor charge. A conviction for a misdemeanor charge or even an allegation of a misdemeanor can have a devastating effect on ones reputation and livelihood.

If you have been charged with a misdemeanor offense by way of an arrest or notice to appear in court, representation by an experienced Fort Lauderdale Misdemeanor Lawyer will put you in the position of obtaining the best possible outcome for your case. It is the goal of the Law Office of Dave L. Simmons, P.A. to have your cased dismissed by utilizing every option available, including negotiations with the State Attorney, diversion programs, motion practice and trial, and upon dismissal to have the case removed from your permanent record.

Many individuals faced with a misdemeanor offense will qualify for “diversion” programs such as the Misdemeanor Diversion Program (MDP) and Drug Court, which will have the end result of dismissing your case.

If you have been charged with a Misdemeanor offense in Broward County, contact Misdemeanor Defense Lawyer, Dave Simmons at the Law Offices of Dave L. Simmons, P.A. at (954) 765-3540

Client Reviews

David is an outstanding lawyer. David was most caring on a personal level as well as working on my case. His understanding and honesty was genuine. I would advise you, to call David. He should be the first lawyer you call for your situation. I highly recommend him.

Joey John

If you're looking for an attorney who actually cares about your case... call Mr. Simmons. I've seen reviews before and some are quite contrived... mine is real. I was a client of his and I will attest to his character and professionalism under oath. From my initial consultation, until the closing of...

Shawn Connors

I highly recommend Dave Simmons to any individual who is in need of a criminal lawyer. He was on top of my case from the very beginning. He was easily accessible by phone and email (even on the weekends!!!) And most importantly he was successful in getting a great resolution to my case. Thank you...

Marc Malloy

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