This list is not exclusive. Many criminal offenses can also be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony.
You can also be held civilly liable to the victim in a private lawsuit. You may be required to pay money for the victim's:
If you are accused of a felony, you should speak to criminal defense attorney to learn more about your rights, your defenses and the complicated legal system.
If you are a victim of a felony, you should call the police. If there is sufficient evidence, the police will then forward your case to the District Attorney's office to prosecute the person who committed the felony against you.
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