Virginia Felonies are classified as follows:
Class 1 felonies – death, or imprisonment for life and a fine of up to $100,000.
Class 2 felonies – imprisonment for life or a minimum of 20 years and a fine of up to $100,000.
For Class 3 felonies – imprisonment for five to 20 years and a fine of up to $100,000
For Class 4 felonies – imprisonment for two to 10 years and a fine of up to $100,000.
Class 5 felonies – imprisonment for one to 10 years or jail for up to 12 months and a fine of up to $2,500, either or both.
Class 6 felonies – imprisonment for one to five years or jail for up to 12 months and a fine of up to $2,500, either or both.
Some commonly charged felonies in Virginia include:
- Malicious wounding
- Armed robbery, grand larceny, and other serious theft crimes
- Possession or distribution of drugs
- Third offense of Domestic assault (3rd offense or greater)
- Felony DWI
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