KENTUCKY CLASS A PENALTIES

    Up to 12 months in jail and $500 fine.

    Corporations can be fined up to $10,000.


KENTUCKY CLASS B PENALTIES

    Up to 90 days in jail and $250 fine.

    Corporations can be fined up to $5,000.

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Some class B misdemeanors carry a maximum of forty-five days in jail.  Effective June 8, 2011, KY HB 463 amended basic possession of marijuana to a class B misdemeanor with a forty-five day maximum sentence.


Misdemeanor convictions can have other administrative and collateral consequences including but not limited to:


  1. enhanced penalties for subsequent convictions

  2. loss of federal financial aid eligibility

  3. loss of privilege to carry concealed weapon

  4. points on license

  5. suspension of driving privileges

  6. loss of immigration status

  7. problems finding employment


Do not waive your rights and speak with a criminal defense attorney before you give any statements or submit to any questioning. 


Contact a defense attorney at Willenborg, Russell & Ireland today. We offer free and confidential initial consultations. Our criminal defense attorneys represent clients charged with misdemeanor offenses in Boone, Campbell, Kenton, Gallatin, Grant County Kentucky and surrounding areas.  

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