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Misdemeanors in Wisconsin

Penalties for Class A, Class B, Class C, and Unclassified Misdemeanors

Penalties for misdemeanors in WisconsinIn Wisconsin, a misdemeanor is a crime that does not immediately expose a defendant to over a year of penalties by itself. Depending upon the circumstances and the nature/number of charges, it can result in a loss of 2nd Amendment firearm rights for life and loss of conceal carry license along with various other conditions.

Find out other Wisconsin criminal law violation categories, including felony penalties and forfeiture violation penalties.

Class A Misdemeanor

Class A Misdemeanors in Wisconsin is punishable by up to 9 months in jail and/or a $10,000 fine. (Wis. Stat. § 939.51)

Class B Misdemeanor

Class B Misdemeanors in Wisconsin is punishable by up to 90 days in jail and/or a $1,000 fine. (Wis. Stat. § 939.51)

Class C Misdemeanor

Class C Misdemeanors in Wisconsin is punishable by up to 30 days in jail and/or a $500 fine. (Wis. Stat. § 939.51)

Unclassified Misdemeanors

Many misdemeanors in Wisconsin are not technically classified, such as Operating a Motor vehicle While Intoxicated (aka: drunk driving or OWI). See more information on drunk driving penalties.

Contact our Milwaukee area criminal defense lawyer to get your misdemeanor charges reduced or dropped entirely.