This crime chart explains various crimes in Connecticut, the sentence for each crime, and potential fines that you could face.
25 to 60 years in prison and up to $20,000
|Capital Felony||Execution, or life in prison||N/A|
|Class A Felony (Murder)|
|Class A Felony||10 to 25 years in prison||Up to $20,000|
|Class B Felony||1 to 20 years in prison||Up to $15,000|
|Class C Felony||1 to 10 years in prison||Up to $10,000|
|Class D Felony||1 to 5 years in prison||Up to $5,000|
Under Connecticut law, misdemeanor charges are less serious than felonies, and have a maximum penalty of one year in jail.
|Class A Misdemeanor||Up to one year in jail||Up to $2,000|
|Class B Misdemeanor||Up to six months in jail||Up to $1,000|
|Class C Misdemeanor||Up to three months in jail||Up to $500|
If charged with one of the above mentioned crimes, you should seek the help of a lawyer. Do this as soon as possible. A criminal defense lawyer can help build a defense for you so that you can avoid the maximum punishments that you face. To discuss your case with an attorney, you can contact Ruane Attorneys at 203-925-9200 for a free consultation.