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Misdemeanor - Wikipedia

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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.

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 Distinguishes a Misdemeanor From a Felony? - FindLaw

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Most criminal systems for states across the United States divide their crimes into several different categories depending on how serious they are.

Felony - Wikipedia

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The term felony, in some common law countries, means a serious crime. The word originates ... Many common law countries have now abolished the felony/ misdemeanor distinction and replaced it with oth...

Misdemeanor vs Felony - Difference and Comparison | Diffen

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What's the difference between Felony and Misdemeanor? A felony is a more serious crime than a misdemeanor and carries much higher penalties, such as ...

How to reduce a felony conviction to a misdemeanor in California

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When Can I Get My Felony Conviction Reduced to a Misdemeanor? ... Reduction of a felony to a misdemeanor under PC 17(b) offers multiple important benefits.

Changing Your Record Under Proposition 47

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Can I have my felony conviction changed to a misdemeanor on my old ... If I'm in jail and my case is reduced from a felony to a misdemeanor, will I get out of jail?

Reducing a Felony To A Misdemeanor in California - California ...

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California Penal Code 17 permits many people convicted of felonies to amend their conviction to a misdemeanor. Upon reduction to a misdemeanor, the ...