Alabama State Crimes
The Alabama Criminal Code is Title 13A of the Code of Alabama, 1975. A person can be charged with a state crime, as well as, a federal crime at the same time and a similar charge.
Crimes in Alabama are divided by classification such as: Class A felony, Class B felony and Class C felony. Sentencing Ranges for Crimes can be found under Title 13A-5-6 of the Code of Alabama, (1975).
Class A felonies are the most serious crimes in the State of Alabama and the sentence range is not less than 10 years to life. For a Class A felony in which a deadly weapon was used or attempted to be used in the commission of the felony, or a Class A felony criminal sex offender offense involving a child as defined in Section 15-20-15(5) of the Code of Alabama, (1975), not less than (20) twenty years.
A Class B felony carries a sentencing range of not less than (2) years and not more that (20) years in Alabama. A Class B felony in which a firearm or deadly weapon was used or attempted to be used in the commission of the felony, or a Class B felony criminal sex offense involving a child as defined in Section 15-20-21(5), of the Code of Alabama, (1975), not less than (10) ten years.
A Class C felony carries a sentencing range of not less than (1) one year and (1) one day and not more than (10) years.
Joseph A Ingram, Attorney at Law, has handled many of the most serious felonies in Alabama and handled the case to a jury verdict including the following:
Class A felonies the most serious in Alabama involve the following offenses:
- Attempted Murder, Murder, Capital Murder, Conspiracy to Murder- 13A-5-40,
- Rape 1st Degree, Sexual Torture/Abuse- 13A-8-41, Sodomy 1st Degree-13A-6-63,
- Kidnapping 1st Degree- 13A-6-43,
- Burglary 1st Degree-13A-13A-7-5,
- Distribution/ Manufacturing / Trafficking Methamphetamine, Trafficking cocaine, Trafficking Heroine, Trafficking Marijuana, Trafficking Morphine. 13A-12, Code of Alabama, (1975).
Class B felonies in Alabama Criminal Courts that attorney Joseph A. Ingram has routinely and successfully defended include the following:
Assault 1st Degree, Burglary 1st, Domestic Violence 1st Degree, Discharge Gun into an occupied building/vehicle, Domestic Violence 2nd Degree, Manslaughter, vehicular homicide, Porn Intent to Distribute, Kidnapping 2nd Degree, Rape 2nd Degree, Sexual Abuse of a victim under 12 years of age,
At the Law Office of Joseph A. Ingram, we have successfully defended these types of cases and or had the charges dismissed or reduced to less sever charges and positive outcomes for our clients.
Class C felonies in Alabama Criminal Courts that attorney Joseph A. Ingram has routinely and successfully defended include the following:
Burglary 2nd Degree, Burglary 3rd Degree, Computer Crimes, Credit Card use and Fraud, Forgery 2nd Degree, Identity Theft 1st Degree, Possession of Forged Instrument 2nd Degree, Theft of Property 2nd Degree, Shoplifting.
Are generally crimes that could subject a client to receiving a sentence up to one year (1) in jail and a fine plus court costs. It is important if you have some sort of misdemeanor or traffic violation to contact attorney Joseph Ingram. We have represented clients in almost every municipal court in the state of Alabama.
Misdemeanors that are most often prosecuted in Municipal Courts and some of the most frequented crimes involve the following:
- Stop Sign-32-5A-11
- Reckless Driving 32-5A-190
- Seat Belt violation 32-5B-4
- Child Restraint-32-5-22
- No Insuarnce-32-7-4, this is one of the most expensive and costly traffic violations
- DUI 1st, Dui 2nd, DUI 3rd, 32-5A-191
- Commercial Tickets-
- Possession of Marijuana 2nd-13A-12-214
- Possession of Paraphenalia- 13A-12-260
- Domestic Violence 3rd Degree-13A-6-132
Please feel free to call us to represent you on these types of charges before you go to municipal court alone and without representation. Please call attorney Joseph Ingram.