If someone is in jail for aggravated battery and it’s their first charge, what could the penalties be?

Asked on August 26, 2013 under Criminal Law, Illinois


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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

In Illinois, aggravated battery is usually a class 4 felony which carries a potential sentence of one to three years in prison and a fine of up to $25,000.

Aggravated battery can be upgraded to a class 2 felony which carries a sentence of seven years in prison.

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