Grand Junction Misdemeanor Lawyers
Misdemeanor Charges in Colorado
While misdemeanor crimes are less serious than felony crimes and are handled in county court rather than district court you could still be facing jail time and fines depending on the offense. Below is a Sentencing Scheme for Misdemeanors.
|Class of Misdemeanor||Minimum Sentence||Maximum Sentence|
|Class 1 (extraordinary risk of harm)||6 months jail or $500 fine, or both||24 months of jail or $5,000 fine or both|
|Class 1||6 months jail or $500.00 fine, or both||18 months jail or $5,000 fine, or both|
|Class 2||3 months jail or $250.00 fine or both||12 months jail or $1,000 fine, or both|
|Class 3||$50.00 fine||6 months jail or $750 fine, or both|
|Class 1 Traffic Offense||10 days jail or $300 fine, or both||12 months jial or $1,00 fine, or both|
|Class 2 Traffic Offense||10 days jail or $150 fine, or both||90 days jail or $300 fine, or both|
You do not have to face misdemeanor charges alone. If you are charged with a misdemeanor offense on the Western Slope, contact our Grand Junction criminal lawyers immediatley for a Free Consultation. We have a successful track record of defending all types of criminal offenses.
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