What is considered a felony in Pennsylvania?
Pennsylvania recognizes three different degrees of felonies. First-degree felonies are the most severe charges in this category, while third-degree felonies are the least severe.
Examples of felony offenses include:
What are the penalties for a felony in Pennsylvania?
Penalties for a felony conviction vary based on the degree of the offense. The maximum penalty for a first-degree felony conviction is up to 20 years in prison and/or $25,000 in fines.