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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.

Misdemeanor Definition, Examples, Cases - Legal Dictionary

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Misdemeanor defined and explained with examples. A misdemeanor is a criminal offense less serious than a felony, punishable by a fine or short jail time.

Misdemeanors: Crimes, Penalties and Criminal Lawyers | Criminal ...

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However, each state classifies crimes as it sees fit, and what would be a misdemeanor crime in one might be a felony in another. For example, some states make ...

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:.

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 ...

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 ...

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:.

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.

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.

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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 ...

Misdemeanor Crimes | Misdemeanor Criminal Defense Attorneys ...

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Often, what differentiates a misdemeanor from a felony is the severity of the crime . For example, theft crimes under a certain dollar amount—typically identified as ...