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Felony offense A class "C" felony is an indictable offense punishable by an indeterminate ten year prison sentence and typically results in fines ranging from $1000 $10,000 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.

Cedar Rapids Criminal Lawyer: Class C Felonies

by David A. Cmelik Law PLC

‚ÄčThere are four classicications of felonies in Iowa, ranging from Class D to Class A felonies. 


Class C felonies are punishable by fines typically ranging from $1,000 to $10,000 and an indeterminate prison sentence of ten years. Class C felonies can be forcible felonies, which require prison, and some may be "seventy percenters," wherein the seven-tenths of the sentence must be served before eligibility for parole. 


For example, Sex Abuse in the Third Degree is a forcible Class C felony that requires prison. So is Robbery in the Second Degree-- and it's also a seventy percent offense that requires the defendant to serve seven tenths before eligibility for parole.


If you or a loved one has been charged with a felony in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Waterloo, or other Iowa community, note that a blog is not an adequate substitute for actual legal advice. No attorney-client relationship is established by reading such a blog nor by sending unsolicited information to an attorney over the Internet. Contact David A. Cmelik Law PLC for an initial consultation today.

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