If you have been charged with a misdemeanor criminal offense in the State of Ohio, you are facing the following potential consequences:
|Misdemeanor 1 (M1)||Maximum Sentence of 180 days||$ 1,000|
|Misdemeanor 2 (M2)||Maximum Sentence of 90 days||$ 750|
|Misdemeanor 3 (M3)||Maximum Sentence of 60 days||$ 500|
|Misdemeanor 4 (M4)||Maximum Sentence of 30 days||$ 250|
|Minor Misdemeanor (MM)||None||$ 150|
Charges involving DUI, DUS, and drugs carry mandatory and/or minimum sentence provisions. Nearly every drug offense in Ohio carries a mandatory license suspension of six months to three years, even if no vehicle was involved in the offense. Some Driving Under Suspension charges carry mandatory jail, and repeat offenses may result in vehicle forfeiture. 1 See also O.R.C. § 2967.193 regarding days of credit. 2 Offender required to pay towing and storage fees if convicted of theft offense involving a motor vehicle or major part thereof. See O. R.C. § 2913.82
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