Felony offense A class "B" felony is an indictable offense punishable by an indeterminate twenty-five year prison sentence. If you or a loved one has been charged with a felony in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Waterloo, or other Iowa community, contact David A. Cmelik Law PLC today for an initial consultation.
There are four classicications of felonies in Iowa, ranging from Class D to Class A felonies.
Class B felonies are felonies punishable by an indeterminate prison sentence of 25 years. Some drug offenses, like manufacturing more than five grams of methamphetamine, are Class B felonies.
Murder in the second degree is a class B felony but the maximum prison sentence for someone convicted of murder in the second degree is fifty not twenty-five years. Moreover, it is a seven-tenths sentence, which means there is no parole for 35 years.
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