When you are founded convicted of a crime it means you were found guilty of the crime you were charged with. A judge has sentenced you and now officially you have a criminal record.If you are indicted for a crime it means, there is going to be Grand Jury who will decide in secret if there is enough evidence to prove you are guilty of a crime.
Difference between them depends on the severity of the crime. With misdemeanor we have two classifications D and E. The max. penalty is 180 days in jail with a $1000 fine. With D the max. penalty is 364 days in jail with a $2000 fine.With a felony an Excess classification is a max. of 364 days in jail. C is 5 years in jail. B is 10 years in jail. A is 30 years in life. And for murder is 30 years to life.
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