How much time am I facing following my arrest in Oregon?

In criminal cases people often ask, “How much time am I facing in jail?” or “What kind of fine will I have to pay?” These are both very reasonable questions.

CRIMINAL CHARGE CLASS MAXIMUM JAIL/PRISON MAXIMUM FINE
CLASS A FELONY 20 years  of  prison $375,000
CLASS B FELONY 10 years of prison $250,000
CLASS C FELONY 5 years of prison $125,000
CLASS A MISDEMEANOR 1 year of jail $6,250
CLASS B MISDEMEANOR 6 months of jail $2,500
CLASS C MISDEMEANOR 30 days of jail $1,250

 

 

 

 

 

Some crimes, such as murder and aggravated murder carry prison sentences that can exceed the maximums listed above and fines that may exceed the maximums above. Additionally, depending on a person’s criminal history, some convictions, such as crimes involving repeat property offenders or repeat sex offenders, may exceed the maximums listed above.

Rob Crow
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Licensed to practice law in all State & Federal Courts in Oregon.