Felonies and misdemeanors are two categories of crime that a Franklin County criminal defense attorney needs to be an expert in. While misdemeanors are nothing to be taken lightly, felony offenses are extremely serious business. Penalties for felonies can range from as little as three years all the way to a life sentence. The following defines a felony, it’s classifications and the corresponding jail sentences. You need to hire a Franklin County felony defense lawyer who understands and has experience defending clients charged with felonies and the penalties for each type of felony.
A felony is defined as a serious crime carrying a potential penalty of imprisonment for more than six months, or death. Murder and aggravated murder are the most serious felonies and I will explain the classifications and penalties of both. Other felonies include, drug trafficking, kidnapping, rape and robbery. As Franklin County Defense Lawyers, we see this every day. Franklin County Ohio classifies felonies into … Continue reading