Indiana Code > Title 35 > Article 50 > Chapter 3 – Sentences for Misdemeanors
Terms Used In Indiana Code > Title 35 > Article 50 > Chapter 3 - Sentences for Misdemeanors
- Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
- Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
- Year: means a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed. See Indiana Code 1-1-4-5