Legal Question in Criminal Law in Ohio

What's worse a misdemeanor 1 or a misdemeanor 4 , in the state of Ohio. This is for a minor.

Asked on 4/30/11, 5:16 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Eric Willison Law Office of Eric E. Willison

A first degree misdemeanor is the most serious of all the misdemeanors. It is punishable by up to six months in jail and a $1,000.00 fine.

A fourth degree is the next to least serious, beaten out for least serious only by an MM (Minor Misdemeanor).

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Answered on 4/30/11, 6:42 pm

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