The maxum jail sentence available for a misdemeanor is set by statute; a different statute sets the maximum period of probation.
The 2 years probation is legal.
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Class A Misdemeanors... defined by Illinois Statute 730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-55 ... more information and links on our website.
Misdemeanor Sentencing Ranges: