Penalties for felony charges
The penalties for felony charges in California vary depending on the crime’s severity and the accused individual’s criminal record. In general, the penalties for felony charges can include:
- Imprisonment: Felony charges can result in a sentence of up to life in prison.
- Fines: Felony charges can result in tens of thousands of dollars in fines.
- Probation: Felony charges can result in probation, which requires the defendant to follow certain conditions and restrictions, often for many years.
- Restitution: Felony charges can require payment for restitution, with the convicted individual required to pay for any damages or losses caused by the crime.