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Houston Felony Defense Lawyer

In Texas, criminal offenses are classified as a misdemeanor or felony.

Felonies are the most serious criminal offenses.

If you have been arrested or charged with a felony, it is crucial to contact an aggressive and knowledgeable defense attorney now.

We Handle the Following Felony Charges

  • Crimes Against Public Servants
  • Intoxication Assault
  • Burglary of a Habitation
  • Burglary of a Building
  • Felony Theft
  • Evading Arrest in a Motor Vehicle
  • Felon in Possession of a Weapon
  • Fraud
  • Forgery / Altering Goverment Record
  • Felony Drug Possession

Punishment Range For Felonies In Texas

Common penalties for a felony crime include probation, fines, community service, state jail or prison time, restitution, counseling or treatment, and a serious mark on your permanent criminal record.

Here is the punishment range:

  • State Jail Felony – Punishment from 180 days to 2 years in a state jail facility and a fine up to $10,000.  Unlike county jail and prison, you will not receive any credit for time served in a state jail facility, meaning you will serve day for day.
  • Third-Degree Felony – Punishment range increases from two (2) to ten (10) years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.
  • Second-Degree Felony – Enhanced punishment range from two (2) to twenty (20) years in prison and up to a $10,000 fine.
  • First-Degree Felony – Enhanced punishment range from 5 to 99 years in prison and a fine up to $10,000.  The term may also include confinement in prison for life.
  • Capital Felony – Capital felonies are the most heinous of all crimes, including capital murder and aggravated sexual assault with enhancing facts. A conviction for one of these crimes will either be life in prison or death.

If you have been accused of a felony, call our Firm today at 281-888-5581.