In North Carolina, felony sentencing is complicated. That’s because they use a system in the state that assigns a class to a crime and compares it with a person’s criminal history in order to determine the level of the sentence they can receive.
Every felony conviction comes with the possibility of prison or jail time. Depending on your criminal history, though, you may be able to avoid it.
Here’s what you need to know about felony sentencing in North Carolina to help you make sense of this very complicated system.