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What are Low-Level Felonies in Michigan?

Low-level felonies in Michigan may include crimes such as credit card fraud.

Posted 8 months ago by Detroit Bail Bonds


In Michigan, low-level felonies are a class of crimes with lesser punishments than more serious felonies.

Crimes are categorized in classes, with Class A felonies (including murder and kidnapping) being the most serious, followed by Class B felonies (including arson and child abuse) and so on. Sometimes considered high-court misdemeanors, low-level felonies are Class G and Class H felonies.

They include the following crimes:

Class G Felonies

  • Writing a bad check of more than $500
  • Lobbyists giving gifts
  • A second or subsequent conviction of domestic assault
  • Resisting arrest/assaulting a police officer
  • Larceny from a vehicle or building (depending on value of stolen items)
  • Keeping a drug house
  • Criminal sexual conduct in the fourth degree (unwanted sexual touching)
  • Negligent homicide by a vehicle

Class H Felonies

  • False representation to obtain or misuse personal information (fraud)
  • The use of a stolen license/state identification card
  • Welfare fraud
  • Driving with a suspended license

Punishments for Low-Level Felonies in Michigan

Punishments for low-level felonies in Michigan don’t always include jail time, but they might. 

Class G felonies are punishable by up to two years in prison and/or a fine of $2,000.

Class H felonies are punishable by jail time, probation, house arrest/electronic monitoring, or a requirement to attend treatment classes.

Bail Bonds in Port Huron for High Court Misdemeanors

If someone you know has been arrested for a low-level felony in Port Huron, a bail bond may help you get him or her out of jail quickly. Contact us for more information about the bail bond process in St. Clair County.

The sooner you reach out to us, the sooner we can get your loved one back home. Call our Port Huron bail bond agents at 810-605-5555 or send an email to info@bailbondsporthuron.com. We are here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you.

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