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CRIMINAL DEFENSE

FELONIES

Crimes in Indiana are classified as either misdemeanors or felonies.  Convicted felons, in addition to incarceration and/or fine, can suffer additional consequences such as his/her right to possess a firearm, vote in elections, have difficulty obtaining employment, or housing. 

 

Felonies are considered more serious crimes and are divided into levels (1- 6, with the exception of Murder):

  • Level 6 Felony is the lowest felony level that can be committed in Indiana and carries a possible penalty of 6 months – 2.5 years and a fine of up to $10,000.  This level of felony can sometimes be treated as an A misdemeanor through Alternate Misdemeanor Sentencing. 

  • Level 5 Felony is next level of felony and carries a possible penalty of 1 – 6 years and a fine of up to $10,000.

  • Level 4 Felony is the next level of felony and carries a possible penalty of 2 -12 years and a fine of up to $10,000.

  • Level 3 Felony is the next level of felony and carries a possible penalty of 3 – 16 years and a fine of up to $10,000.

  • Level 2 Felony is the next level of felony and carries a possible penalty of 10 – 30 years and a fine of up to $10,000.

  • Level 1 Felony is the next level of felony and carries a possible penalty of 20 – 40 years and a fine of up to $10,000.

  • Murder is an unclassified level of felony and is the most severe type of crime committed in Indiana.  Murder is punishable either by death or between 45 – 65 years and a fine of up to $10,000.

 

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