Class One Misdemeanor Virginia Laws 18.2-11 Fairfax Richmond Beach Prince William Loudoun

Virginia Code For Misdemeanor

§ 18.2-9 (2). Classification of criminal offenses.

Misdemeanors are classified, for the purposes of punishment and sentencing, into four classes:

  1. Class 1 misdemeanor
  2. Class 2 misdemeanor
  3. Class 3 misdemeanor
  4. Class 4 misdemeanor.
Class One Misdemeanor Virginia Laws

Class One Misdemeanor Virginia Laws

VIRGINIA – PENALTIES FOR CONVICTION OF MISDEMEANOR

Va. Code 18.2 – 11

MISDEMEANOR

PUNISHMENT FOR CONVICTION OF MISDEMEANOR

CLASS 1 Confinement in jail for not more than twelve months and a fine of not more than $2,500, either or both
CLASS 2 Confinement in jail for not more than six months and a
fine of not more than $1,000, either or both
CLASS 3 A fine of not more than $500
CLASS 4 A fine of not more than $250

What is a Class1 misdemeanor in Virginia?

As stated above, Virginia has 4 levels of misdemeanors. Class 1 Misdemeanor is the highest level of misdemeanor in Virginia. The penalties for a class 1 misdemeanor in Virginia can result in an actual jail sentence.

Our firm assists clients charged with misdemeanors in Virginia. We have client meeting locations in the following locations: Fairfax, Richmond, Virginia Beach, Prince William, Loudoun & Fredericksburg & Lynchburg

Virginia Code § 18.2-11. Punishment for conviction of misdemeanor.

The authorized punishments for conviction of a misdemeanor are:

  • For Class 1 misdemeanors, confinement in jail for not more than twelve months and a fine of not more than $2,500, either or both.
  • For Class 2 misdemeanors, confinement in jail for not more than six months and a fine of not more than $1,000, either or both.
  • For Class 3 misdemeanors, a fine of not more than $500.
  • For Class 4 misdemeanors, a fine of not more than $250.

For a misdemeanor offense prohibiting proximity to children as described in subsection A of § 18.2-370.2, the sentencing court is authorized to impose the punishment set forth in subsection B of that section in addition to any other penalty provided by law.

Some of the courts we cover in Virginia:

Fairfax Circuit Court Richmond Circuit Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
400 North Ninth Street
John Marshall Courts Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Fairfax General District Court Richmond General District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
920 Hull Street, Northside
Richmond, VA 23224-4070
Fairfax Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Richmond Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030-4020
Oliver Hill Courts Building
1600 Oliver Hill WaySuite C181
Richmond, VA 23219-1214
Prince William Circuit Court Loudoun Circuit Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110
P. O. Box 55018 E. Market St., 3rd floor
Leesburg, VA 20178
Prince William General District Court Loudoun General District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5586
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Prince William Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Loudoun Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5555
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176

 

Virginia Beach Circuit Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Building 10, 4th Floor
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9017
Virginia Beach General District Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9057
Virginia Beach Juvenile & Domestic Relations District
Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway, Building 10
Judicial Complex 10 AMunicipal Center
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

 Virginia Code § 18.2-12. Same; where no punishment or maximum punishment prescribed.

A misdemeanor for which no punishment or no maximum punishment is prescribed by statute shall be punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor.

we also cover the following courts in Virginia:

Herndon General District Court
765 Lynn Street,
Herndon, VA 20170
Vienna General District Court
127 South Center Street,
Vienna, VA 22180
Falls Church General District Court
300 Park Avenue, Room 107E
Falls Church, VA 22046-3350

Article written by A Sris
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