There are many different types of alleged behavior that can substantiate an arrest for Disorderly Conduct and as such Disorderly Conduct is itself a very broad criminal charge.
What is Disorderly Conduct?
If you have been Arrested for Disorderly Conduct in Fort Myers, Naples, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda or Cape Coral a Lawyer from Viacava & Cantor is waiting to help you. Disorderly Conduct is fundamentally based upon the subjective opinion of another person or persons that someone else’s behavior was unacceptable. Categorizing acceptable standards of decency and behavior can verge dangerously close to infringing upon the accused party’s first amendment rights. One person may view a certain act or form of behavior as unacceptable while another person may see that very same behavior as perfectly fine. Issues such as these are at the core of any arrest for the criminal charge of Disorderly Conduct. If you have been arrested for Disorderly Conduct you want to hire an attorney who is aggressive and experienced as well as thoughtful about the nature and meaning of the Disorderly Conduct charge. An experienced Criminal Defense Disorderly Conduct Lawyer from Viacava & Cantor will fight for you if you have been arrested for Disorderly Conduct.
Breach of Peace
Disorderly Conduct (also commonly referred to as Breach of the Peace) is a second degree misdemeanor. Second degree misdemeanors are punishable by a maximum of sixty days in jail. Disorderly Conduct is statutorily defined as committing an act of such nature so as 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 engage in brawling or fighting.
The lawyers at the Fort Myers and Sarasota based Criminal Defense Law Firm of Viacava & Cantor handle Disorderly Conduct (Breach of the Peace) cases throughout the State of Florida. The Criminal Defense Law Firm of Viacava & Cantor is located in Fort Myers and Sarasota with close and convenient access to all other areas in Southwest Florida including Fort Myers, Sarasota, Bradenton, Naples, Cape Coral, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda, Fort Myers Beach, Sanibel, Captiva and Marco Island. Call a lawyer from Viacava & Cantor at 239-672-8934 (Fort Myers) or 941-388-7810 (Sarasota) for a free consultation to discuss the specific facts of your case.