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Misdemeanor classifications

what is a misdemeanor

A felony is a criminal offense under staturory law for which the court can impose one or more years of imprisonment in a state or federal prison. All other crimes are misdemeanor offenses.

Misdemeanors are lessor offenses than felonies, with less severe punishments.

Penalties for Misdemeanors

The penalties for any crime can include jail time, fines, and other punishments such as probation.

Like a Felony conviction, a Misdemeanor conviction can include jail time, but the place in which that jail time is served is extremely different. For Misdemeanor offenses, jail times are usually served in county jails, as opposed to a prison.

Wisconsin’s misdemeanor classifications

Class A misdemeanor
Class B misdemeanor
Class C misdemeanor

Class A Misdemeanor

The penalty for a Class A misdemeanor may include a fine up to $10,000, or imprisonment for up to 9 months, or both; however, for a repeat offender, the term of imprisonment may increase up to 2 years.

Class B Misdemeanor

The penalty for a Class B misdemeanor may include a fine up to $1,000, or imprisonment for up to 90 days, or both; however, for a repeat offender, the term of imprisonment increase up to 2 years.

Class C Misdemeanor

The penalty for a Class C misdemeanor may include a fine up to $500, or imprisonment for up to 30 days, or both; however, for a repeat offender, the term of imprisonment increase up to 2 years.

Wisconsin attorneys

If you were previously convicted of a crime and seek to have your criminal record expunged, please contact a Wiscosnin Expungement Attorney for legal advice.

As with any legal matter, there are many factors that must be considered before an single "yes" or "no" response can be given to the question of whether you can get your criminal record expunged. For sound legal advice about your criminal record, please contact an Expungement Lawyer now.

Wisconsin Criminal Defense Attorneys

If you have been charged with a crime, contact a criminal defense attorney as soon as possible.

 
 
 
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