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Were you charged with disorderly conduct in the state of Connecticut? Watch this educational video to learn about the penalties you might be facing.
What are the penalties for disorderly conduct in Connecticut?
A very common charge in the state of Connecticut is disorderly conduct. How that gets viewed by the court depends on the type of disorderly conduct involved. Some cases might involve, for example, if you went into the middle of a street, waved your arms, and shouted into the air. Other scenarios might involve you and another person: for example, if your girlfriend had too much to drink and you took her keys and threw them out the window to prevent her from driving. If she were to call the police, you could also be charged with disorderly conduct.
The seriousness of these offenses depends on whether there was another person involved who was subject to your disorderly conduct or if you were just making a scene and not directing your behavior toward anyone.
Disorderly conduct is a catch-all phrase for many different things, including minor offenses and charges that are more serious, depending on how the police view the situation. If a victim is involved, charges also take into account what the victim has to say. If you are facing disorderly conduct charges and want to consult with an attorney with experience in this area, contact our office today.
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