Texas Criminal Classifications

Understanding Misdemeanor & Felony Charges

Texas Misdemeanor Punishment Guidelines

Class C Misdemeanor

A person found guilty of a Class C Misdemeanor in Texas will face a fine of up to $500.00.

Class B Misdemeanor

A person found guilty of a Class B Misdemeanor may be sentenced to jail for up to 180 days, and/or a fine of up to $2,000.00.

Class A Misdemeanor

A person found guilty of a Class A Misdemeanor will face a potential jail sentence of up to 1 year, and/or a fine of up to $4,000.00.

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Texas Felony Criminal Offenses

State Jail Felony

A person found guilty of a State Jail Felony will face a jail sentence ranging from 180 days to 2 years, and a potential fine of up to $10,000.00.

3rd Degree Felony

3rd Degree Felony offenses carry a TDCJ prison sentence that ranges from 2 to 10 years and a possible fine of up to $10,000.00.

2nd Degree Felony

A person found guilty of a felony in the second degree will have to contend with a potential prison sentence at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice that can range from 2 to 20 years. Also, the convicted party may also be assessed a fine of up to $10,000.00.

1st Degree Felony

An individual that’s found guilty of a felony in the second degree will have to contend with a potential prison sentence at the Texas Department of Criminal Justice that can range from 5 to 99 years. Also, the convicted party may also be assessed a fine of up to $10,000.00.

1st Degree Felony (Enhanced)

Enhanced 1st Degree Felony offenses often carry the death penalty if a capital crime was committed. Other 1st degree felony enhancements involve habitual offenders and controlled substances which can result in fines ranging from $100,000.00 to $250,000.00.

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