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How Serious are Felony Charges?

There are four classifications of felonies in the State of Utah. 

Capital Felonies = punishable with life in prison, without the possibility of parole, or the death penalty. 

1st degree felonies = punishable by five years to life in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.  

2nd degree felonies = punishable by one to fifteen years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine. 

3rd degree felony = punishable by zero to five years in State Prison.  Just because a  third degree felony sentencing range starts with a zero doesn't mean  that jail time can be avoided.  Instead, it means that the sentence can  be served in a local county jail instead of in prison.


If you are facing felony charges, the best thing you can do is call attorney Ed Jones.  He has over 25 years of experience successfully helping  people with felony charges. 

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