If Donald Trump is found guilty of all 34 charges of falsifying a document, he could face up to 136 years in prison. The maximum sentence is usually four years.
In New York State, Trump is accused of a Class E felony, which carries a maximum sentence of four years imprisonment.
According to the law, a person can be guilty of falsifying documents if he or she intends to commit another offense, or if he or she tries to conceal the commission of a crime.
The charge of falsifying business records is a Class E felony.
The courts in New York state have stated that the maximum sentence for this crime is four years.
A felony is considered one of the most severe offenses, and it can be used to refer to crimes such as murder, rape, and arson. If a person is found guilty of a felony, they could face up to a year in prison. There are four categories of felonies, and the maximum sentence for a Class A-I charge is usually life imprisonment.
Class B felonies carry a maximum sentence of 25years imprisonment. Class C offenses, on the other hand, carry a maximum sentence of 15years imprisonment. Class D felonies, on the other hand, have a maximum sentence of 7 years.
In New York, a court can order the sentences of a person convicted of a felony to be completed consecutively. If the court doesn't require it, then the penalties should run concurrently.
An individual's multiple convictions for multiple crimes may result in sentences that exceed one term of imprisonment. These sentences can be for a single offense or an essential component of a different crime, except when the offenses are related to the same statute. For instance, if a person is convicted of violating section 270.20 of the New York State Penal Law, then their sentences should run concurrently.
The New York Post claimed that Trump would not receive the highest sentence due to his position as the former president. However, it's possible that the prosecutors could still decide to pursue a case against him.
The preceding article is a summary of an article that originally appeared on The Bearded Patriot