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Pennsylvania's Minimum and Maximum Sentencing

Felony First Degree

The longest allowable minimum sentence for a Felony of the First Degree is Twenty (20) years in a Pennsylvania State Correctional Facility. The Maximum fine for a Felony of the First Degree is $25,000.00.

Felony Second Degree

The longest allowable minimum sentence for a Felony of the Second Degree is Ten (10) years in a Pennsylvania State Correctional Facility. The Maximum fine for a Felony of the Second Degree is $5,000.00

Felony Third Degree

The longest allowable sentence for a Felony of the Third Degree is Seven (7) years in a Pennsylvania State Correctional Facility. The Maximum fine for a Felony of the Third Degree is $2,500.00 to $15,000.00.

Misdemeanor First Degree

The longest allowable sentence for a Misdemeanor of the First Degree is Five (5) years in a Pennsylvania State Correctional Facility. The Maximum fine for a Misdemeanor of the First Degree is $10,000.00.

Misdemeanor Second Degree

The longest allowable sentence for a Misdemeanor of the Second Degree is Two (2) Years in a Pennsylvania State Correctional Facility. The Maximum fine for a Misdemeanor of the Second Degree is $5,000.00.

Misdemeanor Third Degree

The longest allowable sentence for a Misdemeanor of the Third Degree is One (1) year. The Maximum fine for a Misdemeanor of the Third Degree is $2,500.00.

Summary Offense

The longest allowable sentence for a Summary Offense is up to Ninety (90) days. The Maximum fine for a Summary Offense is $300.00.
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