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Oregon Criminal Law Attorney

Oregon classifies crimes as either felonies or misdemeanors according to their seriousness. Both felonies and misdemeanors have three classifications, A, B and C.

Felony sentencing is dependent upon a number of factors including the seriousness of the crime and a person’s criminal history. (See Oregon Sentencing Guidelines Grid)

Crime Category Maximum Prison/Jail Sentence Maximum Fine
Class A Felony 20 years prison $375,000
Class B Felony 10 years prison $250,000
Class C Felony 5 years prison $125,00
Class A Misdemeanor 1 year jail $6,250
Class B Misdemeanor 6 months jail $2,500
Class C Misdemeanor 30 days jail $1,250

Examples of Felonies:

Class A Class B Class C
Assault I, Burglary I, Sodomy I, Rape I, Kidnapping I, Manufacture Controlled Substance Assault II, Sex Abuse I, Child Neglect I, Possession of Controlled Substance – Schedule I Assault III, Assault IV, Domestic Violence, Burglary II, Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle, Criminal Mischief I, Identity Theft, Theft I

Examples of Misdemeanors:

Class A Class B Class C
DUII, Theft II, Criminal Mischief II, Sex Abuse III, Criminal Trespass I, Assault IV Harassment, Carrying a Concealed Weapon, Disorderly Conduct II, Attempted Assault IV Criminal Mischief III, Theft III, Negotiating a Bad Check