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
- 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.