How do you tell a felony warrant from a misdemeanor warrant?

Asked on August 22, 2014 under Criminal Law, Michigan

Answers:

S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

The crime with which you have been charged will be either a felony or a misdemeanor.  Felonies are more serious criminal offenses that misdemeanors.  If you are uncertain whether you were charged with a felony or misdemeanor, you can look at the Penal Code section in the law library.  This will tell you whether you have been charged with a felony or misdemeanor.  Ask the law librarian to help you find the Penal Code at the law library.


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