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Sentencing Misdemeanors

WHAT IS THE SENTENCING FOR MISDEMEANOR CRIMES

Misdemeanor Crimes

Misdemeanors are crimes that are punishable by up to one year in jail and are heard in County Court, unless charged along with a felony. Misdemeanors are serious crimes than a felony. Misdemeanors are designated as either first degree or second-degree misdemeanor.

Second Degree Misdemeanor

A second-degree misdemeanor is a crime punishable by no more than sixty days in jail, six months of probation, and a $500 fine.

First Degree Misdemeanor

A first-degree misdemeanor is a crime punishable by no more than one year in jail, one-year probation, and a $1,000 fine.

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