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A misdemeanor is a crime that holds more weight than a citation, but less than a felony. Although they can vary in severity, punishments are generally less harsh than that of a felony. In fact, the most severe punish for a misdemeanor offense is up to 1 year in county jail and up to a $4,000.00 fine.
A large range of crimes are classified as misdemeanors and separated by ‘classes’ ranging from Class A (the most serious) to Class C (the least serious). Even though a misdemeanor is not as serious as a felony, a conviction can still impact your life. You may find it more difficult to receive higher education, find a job, or even obtain an occupational license or firearm.
Are you facing a misdemeanor charge in Houston? Call The Sims Law Firm, PLLC, today at (713) 766-1445 or contact us online to schedule a meeting with our misdemeanor defense attorney in Fort Bend.
What is the Punishment for a Class A Misdemeanor?
In Texas, a Class A misdemeanor can result in up to 1 year in county jail and/or a fine up to $4,000, or up to 2 years of community supervision.
Class A Misdemeanor offenses include:
- assault resulting in bodily injury;
- jumping bail from a misdemeanor offense;
- burglary of a machine;
- cruelty to animals;
- DWI (second offense);
- escape from custody from a misdemeanor offense;
- evading arrest on foot;
- interfering with a 911 call;
- possession of 2 to 4 ounces of marijuana;
- promoting gambling;
- public lewdness;
- resisting arrest;
- stealing a check;
- unlawfully carrying a weapon; or
- violating a protective order.
What is the Punishment for a Class B Misdemeanor?
In Texas, a Class B Misdemeanor can result in up to 180 days in county jail and/or a fine of no more than $2,000, or up to 2 years of community supervision.
Class B Misdemeanor offenses include:
- criminal trespassing;
- creating a false report to a police officer;
- manufacturing a false degree;
- indecent exposure;
- possession of 2 ounces or less of marijuana;
- inciting a riot;
- calling 911 under false pretenses; or
- creating a terrorist threat.
What is the Punishment for a Class C Misdemeanor?
In Texas, a Class C Misdemeanor can result in a fine that does not exceed $500.
Class C Misdemeanor offenses include:
- disorderly conduct;
- writing a bad check;
- leaving a child unattended in a vehicle;
- being a minor in possession of alcohol
- possessing alcohol in a vehicle;
- public intoxication; or
- using laser pointers.
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