A felony is broadly defined as a crime that is punishable by imprisonment of more than six months. Generally speaking, felony crimes are those which are of a more serious nature than a misdemeanor crime, and are criminal offenses that are either particularly heinous, involve dangerous weapons, drugs, threaten behaviors, personal physical harm, or relatively high amounts of financial or property damage are classified as felonies.
There are five (5) degrees of a felony crime:
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Murder carries the possibility of the death sentence under certain circumstances in Ohio. Additional prison time may apply in cases involving firearms, repeat violent offenders and major drug offenders. Some offenses, such as repeat DUI offenses, major traffic offenses and sex offenses, may carry mandatory prison sentences. Felony one and felony two level offenses carry a presumption in favor of prison time. Felony four and felony five level offenses generally carry a presumption against prison time. Felony three level offenses may not carry any presumption.
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Felony Crimes often include, but are not limited to:
When charged with a felony, make sure you are made aware of your legal rights, legal options, and any viable defense strategy by seeking experienced legal counsel.
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If you have been charged with a felony, contact Attorney Jeff Levy (419) 244-1001to schedule a Free Initial Confidential, Legal Consultation with an experienced felony defense attorney & lawyer. Protecting your legal rights and ensuring sure your voice is heard is how we have conducted business for over 30 years.