Legal Information: Tennessee
(a) Felonies are classified for the purpose of sentencing into five (5) categories:
(1) Class A felonies;
(2) Class B felonies;
(3) Class C felonies;
(4) Class D felonies; and
(5) Class E felonies.
(b) An offense designated a felony without specification as to category is a Class E felony.
(c) Misdemeanors are classified for the purpose of sentencing into three (3) categories:
(1) Class A misdemeanors;
(2) Class B misdemeanors; and
(3) Class C misdemeanors.
(d) An offense designated as a misdemeanor without specification as to category is a Class A misdemeanor.
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