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A misdemeanor (American English) or misdemeanour (British English) is any " lesser" criminal .... by twelve-month and six-month jail sentences, respectively, and Class 3 and Class 4 misdeme...

You Have Been Charged with a Misdemeanor--What Happens Now?

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This page provides basic information about what typically happens in cases where a person is charged with a misdemeanor criminal offense. It is not a complete ...

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

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Some states subdivide misdemeanors by class or degree or define more serious misdemeanor offenses as "gross misdemeanors." These classifications ...

Classes of Misdemeanors | LegalMatch Law Library - LegalMatch.com

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Sep 6, 2016 ... Most states classify misdemeanors into four of five subcategories, according to the degree of severity of the offense. There's no fee to post your ...

Misdemeanor Crimes | Misdemeanor Criminal Defense Attorneys ...

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Misdemeanors Defined. As a general rule, a misdemeanor is a criminal offense that carries a penalty of up to one year in detention. In most instances, the ...

What Distinguishes a Misdemeanor From a Felony? - FindLaw

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Misdemeanor vs. Felony Offenses. Misdemeanors: Misdemeanors are more serious than infractions. They are usually defined as a crime which is punishable by ...

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 can have major consequences for the people charged.

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Apr 27, 2012 ... These routine wrongful convictions never make it into headlines because they are misdemeanors, petty offenses like trespassing, disorderly ...

Misdemeanor & Felony Traffic Offenses - FindLaw

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Most traffic tickets are issued for traffic offenses called infractions -- including tickets for mechanical violations and most non-dangerous moving violations.

RCW 9.96.060: Misdemeanor or gross misdemeanor offenses ...

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Misdemeanor or gross misdemeanor offenses, persons convicted of prostitution who committed the offense as a result of being a victim of trafficking, promoting ...

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What Are Examples of Felonies and Misdemeanors?

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Traffic violations, trespass, petty theft and similar offenses are misdemeanors and depending on the state, carry maximum jail times of between 6 months and 1 ...

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

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In criminal law, offenses are classified as either misdemeanors or felonies. Felony crimes are the most serious criminal offenses possible, while misdemeanor ...

Types of Misdemeanor Charges | LegalMatch Law Library

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May 20, 2016 ... Some types of misdemeanor charges may be difficult to define. For instance, some states have a category of charges called “wobbler” offenses, ...