Petty Misdemeanor Glossary

Petty misdemeanor: A petty offense which is prohibited by statute, which does not constitute a crime and for which a sentence of a fine of not more than $300 may be imposed.

Misdemeanor: A crime that is punishable by up to 90 days in jail and/or a $1,000 fine.

Gross Misdemeanor: A crime that is punishable by up to one year in jail and/or a $3,000 fine.

Felony: A crime that is punishable by over one year in jail.

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