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What's the maximum penalty for a class c misdemeanor in Pennsylvania?

Chambersburg, PA |

I was sent a letter in the mail being charged with 3 traffic violations that i have to go to court for. I've never been to court before, What should I expect to happen? The paper says that they are class c misdemeanors.

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Are you sure these offenses occurred in Pennsylvania? PA describes misdemeanors by 1st, 2nd and 3rd degree as opposed to A,B, C.



yes, i was right near my home and i live in pennsylvania and it was on a pennsylvania state route. The paper states "class c misdemeanor"


It looks like you were driving outside Pennsylvania. Attorney Doyle is correct. There are also ungraded misdemeanors, but no A, B, or C.


Pennsylvania does not have Class A,B, or C misdemeanors. Pennsylvania only has 1st degree, 2nd degree, and 3rd degree. If you would like I can provide you with the max. penalties the misdemeanors I have just mentioned.

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