What Are The Penalties For Third (3rd) Degree Criminal Mischief Charge In Kentucky?

March 25th, 2014 by Attorney Dan Carman

The penalties for the offense of criminal mischief in the third (3rd) degree are up to 90 days in jail and/or up to a $250 fine (KRS 512.040).

The actual disposition of the case will depend upon the facts of the case, your prior offenses, and the prosecution’s recommendation if your case is to be settled. If your case is tried, whether you are found guilty – and if so, the punishment – will be up to a jury, or if you prefer, a judge sitting without a jury. A criminal defense attorney would be able to advise you concerning your rights and potential defenses in your case.

If you (or a loved one) face a criminal mischief charge in Kentucky or in the Lexington area in particular, call my office at (859) 685-1055 for a free consultation.

Attorney Dan Carman

Attorney Dan CarmanFocusing on criminal matters, Mr. Carman is admitted to practice law in all Courts of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the United States District Courts for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, and the United States Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit. He is a member of the American, Kentucky, and Fayette County Bar Associations. Mr. Carman also worked as a prosecutor, as well as a legal assistance attorney. Attorney Dan Carman can help you with any criminal defense matters you may need including; DUI, drug, and weapons charges, trespassing, traffic violations and more. [ Attorney Bio ]