Felony Crimes in Michigan & Across the U.S.
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In Michigan and throughout the United States, felonies are classified as the most serious crimes, while smaller crimes are considered misdemeanors. Unfortunately, felony convictions are often life-altering events, resulting in lengthy prison sentences, expensive fines, and a permanent mark on your criminal record which can hinder employment opportunities.
If you were recently arrested and charged with a felony in Michigan, White Law PLLC is committed to protecting your rights, reputation, and freedom. With more than six decades of combined experience, our Okemos criminal defense attorneys possess a comprehensive understanding of state law to help you navigate through the intricacies of the legal system and your case. Do not face this serious crime without experienced and reliable legal counsel.
State Sentencing Guidelines
Felonies are categorized as belonging to one of six specific crime groups: crimes against a person, against property, involving an illegal drug or controlled substance, against public order, against public safety, and against public trust. Each crime group encompasses multiple offenses. Felonies are typically punishable by more than a year in prison, up to a life sentence.
The following are the Michigan sentencing guidelines:
- Class A felony – Life imprisonment
- Class B felony – Maximum prison sentence of 20 years
- Class C felony – Maximum prison sentence of 15 years
- Class D felony – Maximum prison sentence of 10 years
- Class E felony – Maximum prison sentence of five years
- Class F felony – Maximum prison sentence of four years
- Class G felony – Maximum prison sentence of two years
- Class H felony – Jail or other intermediate sanctions, including fines and probation
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Our Okemos criminal defense lawyer can conduct a thorough investigation into your arrest, collect evidence, and develop an effective defense strategy to obtain the most favorable outcome possible. Our lead attorney has been invited to the National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Lawyers. We know what it takes to either get your charges reduced, or your case dismissed entirely.
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