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2021 Indiana Criminal Sentencing Guidelines: Misdemeanors
A Misdemeanor: Max of up to 365 days in jail and fine of up to $5,000.
B Misdemeanor: Max of up to 180 days in jail and fine of up to $1,000.
C Misdemeanor: Max of up to 60 days in jail and fine of up to $500.
The minimum sentence for misdemeanors is 0 days in jail and a $0.00 fine. However, a court may order one year probation for misdemeanor offenses.
2021 Indiana Criminal Sentencing Guidelines: Felonies: (From less serious to most serious)
Min Advisory Max
F6: 6 months 1 year 2.5 years
F5: 1 year 3 years 6 years
F4: 2 years 6 years 12 years
F3: 3 years 9 years 16 years
F2: 10 years 17.5 years 30 years
F1: 20 years 30 years 40 years
Murder: 45 years 55 years 65 years
2021 Indiana Criminal Sentencing Guidelines: Credit Time
Credit time varies by level of the offense. Misdemeanors and Level 6 Felonies with get 1 day credit for every day served. Essentially, this means that the individual would have to serve 50% of the executed portion of their sentence. For those being sentenced to a Level 5 Felony or greater then the individual will get 1 day credit for every 3 days served. This equates to 75% of the executed portion of the sentence needing to be served.
It is important for those charged with a criminal offense to know their rights and have legal representation. If you or someone you know has been charged with a criminal offense in Indiana give us a call at 574-268-9995 to meet with one of our experienced criminal defense attorneys to help you with your case. We can assist you in Kosciusko County, Wabash County, or any of the surrounding counties.