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CRIMINAL DEFENSE

MISDEMEANORS

Crimes in Indiana are classified as either misdemeanors or felonies.  Misdemeanors are considered lower crimes and are punished less severely than a felony.  In Indiana, there are 3 levels of misdemeanors: 

  • Class C Misdemeanor is the lowest level of misdemeanors and you can be punished with incarceration 0 - 60 days in the local jail as well as a fine of up to $500.

  • Class B Misdemeanor is next level above the C Misdemeanor and is punishable with incarceration 0 - 180 days in the local jail as well as a fine of up to $1,000.

  • Class A Misdemeanor is the highest level of misdemeanors and is punishable of 0 - 365 days as well as a fine of up to $5,000.