What is petty misdemeanor?
A petty misdemeanor is not a crime and therefore carries no jail time. The maximum fine for a petty misdemeanor is $300. You may be represented by an attorney hired at your own expense. If you wish to plead not guilty, you are entitled to a court trial. A court trial is a trial by a judge without a jury.

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