Misdemeanors generally have three classifications in Michigan, which result in different consequences:
One year misdemeanor
High court misdemeanors
High Court Misdemeanor
The most serious misdemeanor is high court misdemeanors which may result from things like aggravated indecent exposure. High court misdemeanors are punishable by up to two years in prison and a fine of up to $2,000.
The second most serious misdemeanor is a one-year misdemeanor, resulting from things like larceny and shoplifting. One-year misdemeanors are punishable by up to one year in jail and a fine of up to $1,000.
A 93-Day Misdemeanor
The least severe misdemeanor is a 93-day misdemeanor. It is charged for things like assault, battery, disturbing the peace, and embezzling less than $200. A 93-day misdemeanor is punishable by up to 93 days in jail and a fine of up to $500.