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A misdemeanor (American English) or misdemeanour (British English) is any " lesser" criminal act in some common law legal systems. Misdemeanors are generally punished less severely than fel...

What Are Examples of Felonies and Misdemeanors?

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Crimes are classified based on the severity; this article gives examples of felonies and misdemeanors and explains the difference.

Felony Definition, Examples, and Classifications - Legal Dictionary

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Each state defines crimes as either misdemeanors or felonies, according to the seriousness of the crime as defined by statute. The primary differences between ...

What are Felonies and Misdemeanors | Attorneys.com

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The main difference between a felony and a misdemeanor is the severity of the crime. ... For example. some jurisdictions have class A misdemeanors, class B ...

What are the Differences Between Felonies and Misdemeanors ...

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Misdemeanors are generally considered less serious crimes. Common examples ... Examples of felonies include murder, aggravated or grand theft, rape, etc.

Misdemeanor & Felony Traffic Offenses - FindLaw

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In addition, some traffic offenses are defined as misdemeanors or felonies from ... on a state-by-state basis, common examples of traffic misdemeanors include:.

Misdemeanor vs Felony - Difference and Comparison | Diffen

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Misdemeanors tend to include nonviolent crimes, such as trespassing, petty theft, vandalism, and ...

Type of Crime: Misdemeanor - Guides - Avvo

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Jun 18, 2010 ... Misdemeanor crimes are less serious than felonies, with the line of separation typically ... Examples of misdemeanor crimes against persons:.

Class A Misdemeanors | LegalMatch Law Library - LegalMatch.com

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Mar 1, 2016 ... A Class A Misdemeanor is the most serious classification of misdemeanor charges in ... Felony charges can result in a sentence in a federal prison, whereas ... What Are Some Common Examples of Class A Misdemeanors?

Classes of Misdemeanors | LegalMatch Law Library - LegalMatch.com

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Apr 26, 2016 ... For example, misdemeanors are usually classified as Class 1 through ... The main difference between misdemeanors and felonies is the type of ...

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Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Infractions: Classifying Crimes | Nolo ...

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As with misdemeanors, states may also subdivide felonies by class or degree. Felony Example 1. Randy is convicted of felony assault with a deadly weapon ...

What Are Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Infractions? | Criminal Law

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Examples of felonies are murder, rape, burglary, and the sale of illegal drugs. Misdemeanors are less serious crimes, and are typically punishable by up to a ...

Felonies, Misdemeanors and Infractions: The Differences

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What are the differences between petty offenses, misdemeanors, infractions, and ... In Pennsylvania, for example, a third degree misdemeanor is punishable by ...