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.
|OREGON 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. If you're facing charges in Oregon contact us to talk about your legal options with a Portland criminal defense attorney who will be committed to you and your case.