Columbus, Ohio Criminal Defense, DUI / OVI, and Traffic Attorney

Felony Degrees and Punishments

Felony under Ohio law is the general name for the most serious criminal offenses. Adults and juveniles may be charged with felonies.

A felony conviction can lead to prison, community control (probation), hefty fines, rehabilitative treatment, and restrictions on how you live your life. This makes it necessary to hire an experienced felony attorney.

In Ohio, felonies are generally classified by the punishment:

Felony Punishments
Degree Prison Time Max Fine
1st 3-10 years $20,000
2nd 2-8 years $15,000
3rd 1-5 years $10,000
4th 6-18 months $5,000
5th 6-12 months $2,500

In addition, there are several felony offenses, like murder, rape, and firearm specifications, that carry specific prison terms not listed above.

Attorney Reynard represents clients on any felony case, including:

  • Murder
  • Manslaughter
  • Involuntary Manslaughter
  • Rape
  • Gross Sexual Imposition (GSI)
  • Drug Possession
  • Drug Trafficking
  • Robbery
  • Aggravated Robbery
  • Burglary
  • Aggravated Burglary
  • Carrying a Concealed Weapon (CCW)
  • Kidnapping
  • Theft
  • Felony DUI / OVI
  • Felonious Assault
  • Illegal Conveyance

To consult with an experienced felony attorney contact Attorney Jeff Reynard, experienced in handling felony cases with the goal of obtaining the best possible outcome for clients.


Attorney At Law
35 E. Livingston Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43215