Having criminal charges brought against you, regardless of how serious the charge, is always a stressful and confusing situation. Among your first questions should be “what is the potential punishment if I am found guilty of this offense?”
This guide will be an introduction to Alabama’s laws regarding sentencing. In Alabama, criminal offenses are divided into two categories: Misdemeanors and Felonies. There are different levels of Misdemeanors and Felonies, depending on the conduct involved.
SENTENCES OF IMPRISONMENT FOR MISDEMEANORS & VIOLATIONS – Code of Alabama Section 13A-5-7 Continue reading ›