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I am charged with a Class A misdemeanor in Indiana (Possesion

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I am charged with a Class A misdemeanor in Indiana (Possesion of Drug Paraphernalia - Pipe) yet the cited staute indicates that states the crime is Class B is this important ???
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Hammer O'Justice replied 8 years ago.
It is a Class A misdemeanor. If there was a mistake in the charging document saying it is a Class B misdemeanor, it probably isn't going to do you much good. You will be apprised in court of the proper charge and the prosecutor can always amend it, so a mistake like that won't hurt or help you.