What Are the Penalties For a Class A Felony in Connecticut State Court?

The maximum penalties for conviction of a Class A Felony in Connecticut state court are 25 years in jail and a fine of $20,000.

See Connecticut General Statute Section 53a-35a (listing terms of imprisonment for felonies); and Section 53a-41 (listing the fines for felonies).

(Note that the maximum jail sentence for these Class A felonies: for a capital felony, life with no possibility of release; for murder, life; aggravated sexual assault of a minor, 50 years.)

At Advocates Law Firm, we have defended many clients charged with Class A felonies. The goal of our experienced Connecticut criminal defense lawyers would be to achieve the least amount of jail time and the smallest fine possible under the circumstances. W