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What You Probably Don’t Know About Missouri Misdemeanor Classes

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On this page, we will define the different misdemeanor classes in Missouri. Below is an explanation of each kind of misdemeanor classes in Missouri.

The classes of Missouri misdemeanors are:

  • Class A Misdemeanor - Penalty is up to one year in jail and/or a fine not to exceed $2,000.
  • Class B Misdemeanor - Penalty of up to six months in county jail and/or a maximum $1000 fine.
  • Class C Misdemeanor - Penalty of up to 15 days in jail and/or a maximum $750 fine.
  • Class D Misdemeanor - No jail time and a maximum penalty and/or a maximum $500 fine.

Use the page content links to jump to the kind of misdemeanor class you are interested in learning about.

Hiring the right criminal defense lawyer is critical to protecting your freedom, reputation, and personal record. It is highly possible that a misdemeanor will be part of your criminal background record.

Class A Misdemeanor

Class A Misdemeanors are the most serious charges. The maximum penalty for a Class A Misdemeanor is up to one year in jail and/or a fine not to exceed $2,000. Misdemeanor Class A charges are often related to employees or businesses operating without proper certificates, credentials, having a criminal history, or not disclosing criminal history on an employment application. Class A Misdemeanors often include driving a vehicle without proper license, tags, or in an improper manner including operating carelessly or in an imprudent manner causing an automobile accident.

Class A Misdemeanor is not as serious as a felony but the consequences of having a misdemeanor on your criminal background can be life-changing. A Class A Misdemeanor can affect future employment, housing, and/or education opportunities.

Examples of Class A Misdemeanor:

If you do not see a case similar to yours here, do not assume that we are unable to help. This list is merely an example of the types of criminal defense cases Krupp Law Firm takes on regularly. Get in contact with our office, and we will be happy to talk to you about your case.

Class B Misdemeanor

Class B Misdemeanors are less severe than Class A Misdemeanors. Class B Misdemeanors carry a penalty of up to six months in county jail and a maximum $1,000 fine

Examples of Class B Misdemeanor:

If you do not see a case similar to yours here, do not assume that we are unable to help. This list is merely an example of the types of criminal defense cases Krupp Law Firm takes on regularly. Get in contact with our office, and we will be happy to talk to you about your case.

Class C Misdemeanor

Class C Misdemeanors are less severe than Class B Misdemeanors. Class C Misdemeanors carry a penalty of up to 15 days in jail and a maximum $750 fine.

Examples of Class C Misdemeanor:

If you do not see a case similar to yours here, do not assume that we are unable to help. This list is merely an example of the types of criminal defense cases Krupp Law Firm takes on regularly. Get in contact with our office, and we will be happy to talk to you about your case.

Class D Misdemeanor

Class D Misdemeanors are less severe than Class C Misdemeanors. Class D Misdemeanors carry no jail time and a maximum penalty of a $500 fine.

Examples of Class D Misdemeanor:

If you do not see a case similar to yours here, do not assume that we are unable to help. This list is merely an example of the types of criminal defense cases Krupp Law Firm takes on regularly. Get in contact with our office, and we will be happy to talk to you about your case.

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