Sentence Guidelines for Misdemeanors
General Misdemeanors: Up to 12 months in jail and/or up to $1,000 fine and/or community service
High & Aggravated Misdemeanors: Up to 12 months in jail and/or up to $5,000 fine and/or community service
Some misdemeanor offenses have minimum community service requirements as determined by the Official Code of Georgia Annotated. Furthermore, a defendant may be placed on supervised probation to complete the terms of his/her sentence.