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Criminal Law: Illinois Sentencing Penalties Added to Website

Criminal Law attorneys Giovannini & Olshansky are constantly updating their website to include helpful tools and information for those charged or interested in Criminal Law.

Last week the Criminal Law firm added a Penalties in Illinois section which includes the breakdown of Felony, Misdemeanor potential punishments under Illinois law.

The felony section reads as follows:

Offense Class Sentence Range Extended Term Fine Probation Term Supervised Release Statue
Murder 20-Life 60-100 yrs. up to $25,000 Not available 3 yrs. 730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-20
Class X 6-30 yrs. 30-60 yrs. up to $25,000 Not available 3 yrs. 730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-25
Class 1 4-15 yrs. 15-30 yrs. up to $25,000 Up to 4 yrs. 2 yrs. 730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-30
Class 2 3-7 yrs. 7-14 yrs. up to $25,000 Up to 4 yrs. 2 yrs. 730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-35
Class 3 2-5 yrs. 5-10 yrs. up to $25,000 Up to 30 mos. 1 yr. 730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-40
Class 4 1-3 yrs. 3-6 yrs. up to $25,000 Up to 30 mos. 1 yr. 730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-45

The misdemeanor section reads as follows:

Offense Class Sentence Range Fine Probation; Conditional Discharge; Supervision Statue
Class A up to 364 days up to $2,500, or a larger amount if specified. Up to 2 years 730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-55
Class B up to 6 months up to $1,500 Up to 2 years 730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-60
Class C up to 30 days up to $1,500 Up to 2 years 730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-65
Petty no jail up to $1,000, or a lesser amount if specified Up to 2 years 730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-75
Business no jail Any amount specified Up to 2 years 730 ILCS 5/5-4.5-80

There are many other helpful additions to the site, such as a list of non-probationable offenses, boot camp program, and a Truth in Sentencing guide.

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