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(a) Offenses are designated as felonies, misdemeanors, or violations.
(b) Felonies are classified according to the relative seriousness of the offense into four categories:
(1) Class A felonies;
(2) Class B felonies;
(3) Class C felonies; and
(4) Class D felonies.
(c) Misdemeanors are classified according to the relative seriousness of the offense into three categories:
(1) Class A misdemeanors;
(2) Class B misdemeanors; and
(3) Class C misdemeanors.
(d) Violations are not classified.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alabama Code Title 13A. Criminal Code § 13A-5-3 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/al/title-13a-criminal-code/al-code-sect-13a-5-3/
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