Examples of Misdemeanors

what-is-considered-a-misdemeanorMisdemeanors are a criminal act between a felony and a regulatory offense. So is the severity of the punishment. In the USA, misdemeanors can be punished with more than 12 months imprisonment, monetary fines, community service, and probation. Since they are considered a less serious crime, the offender won’t face a long prison sentence. However, the record can have a negative effect on some civil privileges and job or career prospects. An important point to make here: examples of misdemeanors can be different under different jurisdiction. And the common ones are petty theft, simple assault, trespassing, indecent exposure, speeding, vandalism, disorderly conduct, driving under the influence, domestic violence, prostitution, and the like. Continue reading Examples of Misdemeanors