Criminal History Groups
Massachusetts Sentencing Guidelines

Guidelines Sentencing Form pdf format of sentform.pdf
 

Massachusetts Sentencing Grid


     

• Serious Violent Record
• Two or more prior convictions in any combination for offenses in level 7 through 9

• Violent or Repetitive Record
• Six or more prior convictions in any combination for offenses in levels three, four, five, or six; or
• Two or more prior convictions in any combination for offenses in levels five or six; or
• One prior conviction for offenses in levels seven through nine.

• Serious Record
• Three to five prior convictions in any combination for offenses in levels three or four; or
• One prior conviction for offenses in levels five or six.

B

• Moderate Record
• Six or more prior convictions in any combination for offenses in levels one or two; or
• One or two prior convictions in any combination for offenses levels three or four.

A

• No/Minor Record
• No prior convictions of any kind; or
• One to five prior convictions in any combination for offenses in levels one or two.