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What is Grand Felony Larceny in Ohio?
Ohio distinguishes between petty theft and felony theft based on the value of the property allegedly stolen. The penalties for theft vary depending on the value of the items in questions, the means in which the property was stolen, and other circumstances. Ohio classifies theft offenses according to the value of the property or services stolen, which determines whether the offense is a petty theft with misdemeanor consequences or a felony with harsher sentencing.
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Penalties for Theft Crimes in Ohio
Depending on the circumstances of the crime, theft can incur severe penalties if convicted. It is important to retain the services of an experienced attorney to guide you through your options. Only a skilled lawyer will be able to effectively defend your rights and negotiate the best possible outcome. Don't leave your future up to chance, choose quality when defending your rights.
Ohio's standard sentencing guidelines for theft are summarized below:
- First Degree Misdemeanor: This may include a maximum fine of $1,000 and/or a jail sentence of up to 180 days.
- Fifth Degree Felony: This may include a maximum fine of $2,500 and/or imprisonment from six months to one year.
- Fourth Degree Felony: This may include a maximum fine of $5,000 and/or imprisonment from 6 to 18 months.
- Third Degree Felony: This may include a maximum fine of $10,000 and/or imprisonment from one to five years.
- Second Degree Felony: This may include a maximum fine of $15,000 and/or imprisonment from two to eight years.
- First Degree Felony: This may include a maximum fine of $20,000 and/or imprisonment from three to ten years.
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