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Felonies are classified by numerals, such as 1st degree or class 2, or by ascending letter systems, states Avvo. Washington state, for example, has three classes of felonies: Class A, Class B and Class C. Class A felonie... More »

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The dollar amount that constitutes a felony theft varies by state. In Vermont, for instance, theft of property worth $250 is considered a felony as of 2014. In Wisconsin, however, the value of the property stolen must ex... More »

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Federal felonies include Classes A, B, C, D and E, with increasing maximum sentences based on the severity of the crimes committed. All felonies carry a maximum fine of $250,000. More »

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The criminal justice system assigns federal felony offenses classes A through E and increases the recommended sentence with the increasing severity of the crime committed. Judges use the recommended sentences under each ... More »

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Second degree forgery is considered to be a felony crime and does not necessitate the presentation of the forged documents for conviction. The type of document forged determines the degree of a forgery charge. Common sec... More »

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A Class B felony in the state of Indiana was punishable by 6 to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $10,000. However, as of July 1, 2014, the state's penal code for felonies consists of Level 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 felon... More »

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A DUI is usually defined as a misdemeanor, although the circumstances surrounding the DUI event can raise the level of the offense to a felony. Whether the circumstances surrounding the DUI justify raising it to the leve... More »

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