Criminal Penalties

RANGES OF PUNISHMENT

Misdemeanor Ranges of Punishment in County Court
Class A – 0 to 1 year in county jail and/or up to a $4,000 fine
Class B – 0 to 6 months in county jail and/or up to a $2,000 fine

Municipal/Justice of the Peace Misdemeanor
Class C – Punishable by fine only

Felony Ranges of Punishment in District Court
Felony 1 – 5 years to 99 years or life in the state penitentiary and/or up to a $10,000 fine
Felony 2 – 2 years to 20 years in the state penitentiary and/or up to a $10,000 fine
Felony 3 – 2 years to 10 years in the state penitentiary and/or up to a $10,000 fine

State Jail Felony – 6 months to 2 years in a state jail facility and/or up to a $10,000 fine

DISCLAIMER: The information on this website is general, is meant to give some idea what to expect in certain situations, and is based on laws in the State of Texas. This website does not form an attorney client relationship with any reader/visitor. The reader/visitor is advised to seek personalized legal consultation with Attorney Sandra Oballe or the attorney of their choice.

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