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Wisconsin Misdemeanor Charges and Sentences


In Wisconsin, a misdemeanor is any crime with a maximum sentence of less than one year in a county jail. Common misdemeanors include theft, disorderly conduct, battery, possession of marijuana, trespassing, DUI, hit and run, and obstructing or resisting an officer. Wisconsin law provides three categories of misdemeanors. The maximum sentences for misdemeanors are as follows: 

Class A Misdemeanor:  9 months in jail and a $10,000 fine

Class B Misdemeanor:  90 days in jail and a $1,000 fine

Class C Misdemeanor:  30 days in jail and a $500 fine 

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Walter Law Offices
108 West Court Street Elkhorn, WI 53121 US
Phone: (262) 743-1290 Website: www.walterlawoffices.com