A fifth-degree felony in Ohio is a crime that, if convicted, carries a prison term of between six and 12 months and/or a fine of up to $2,500. Crimes that are considered class 5s in Ohio include illegal gambling, breakin... More » Government & Politics Crime

The types of crimes considered felonies include rape, arson, assault and murder, says. Assault includes threatening physical harm or violence with a weapon. Battery occurs when a person inflicts physical ha... More » Government & Politics Crime

In Virginia, a class U felony is a felony that is unclassified. This type of felony charge is for offenses that don't fall neatly under the first six official felony classes. A defendant may be charged with an unclassifi... More » Government & Politics Crime
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