Is a theft by deception charge in Ohio a felony or misdemeanor?

Answer If the value of the stolen property or services is less than $500, the theft by deception charge is a misdemeanor, otherwise, it is a felony. If the item stolen is a firearm or other dangerous weap... Read More »

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Can a felony become a misdemeanor charge?

On One Hand: It Is PossibleYou can sometimes turn a felony into a misdemeanor if you or your attorney can successful plea bargain with the prosecution to allow you to plead guilty to a lesser charg... Read More »

What Is a Conspiracy Charge on a Felony or a Misdemeanor?

Under common law, conspiracy occurs when two or more people agree to do something illegal. The government may charge conspiracy to commit either felonies or misdemeanors. Most states allow an indiv... Read More »

Can a misdemeanor charge be changed to felony at the hearing?

How to Get a Felony Possession Charge Reduced to a Misdemeanor?

Many states allow a person convicted of certain felonies to reduce that felony to a misdemeanor under specific circumstances. Most states include possession of drugs as one of the charges that can ... Read More »