What does a felony entail?
Felony crimes are first heard in the district court where the crime occurred. The district court will conduct a hearing called a preliminary examination. If the district judge determines there is enough evidence, the case will be transferred to circuit court for trial. If you are convicted of a felony you could be sentenced from one year to life in prison and / or pay a fine of more than $500. Examples of felony crimes are:
- Arson
- Burglary
- Drug Offenses
- Murder
- Rape
- Robbery

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1. What is a Criminal Case?
2. What are the 2 levels of criminal cases?
3. Do defendants have rights to attorneys?
4. What happens if you are arrested?
5. How are crimes classified?
6. What does a misdemeanor entail?
7. What does a felony entail?
8. What are the 4 types of bonds?