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Misdemeanor Criminal Defense in College Station, TX
Providing Aggressive & Skilled Defense for Your Misdemeanor Charges
If you have been charged with a misdemeanor, you need the help of an experienced College Station misdemeanor lawyer to defend your rights. Attorney Donnie Andreski has the skills and experience to provide you with the effective legal representation you need. He has handled a wide range of misdemeanor cases and can provide you with the personalized representation you deserve.
Types of Misdemeanors in Texas
A misdemeanor is a criminal offense that is less serious than a felony. However, a misdemeanor conviction can still result in a fine, probation, community service, and/or a jail or prison sentence of less than one year. A misdemeanor conviction can also have a negative impact on your reputation, employment opportunities, and future housing or loan applications.
Some examples of misdemeanors include:
- Theft crimes
- Drug possession
- Assault and battery
- Domestic violence
- Probation violations
- Public intoxication
- Disorderly conduct
Misdemeanors in Texas are divided into three classes: Class A, Class B, and Class C misdemeanors. Class A misdemeanors are the most serious, while Class C misdemeanors are the least serious.
Here is a breakdown of the misdemeanor classifications in Texas:
- Class A misdemeanor. A class A misdemeanor is the most serious misdemeanor offense. The maximum penalty for a class A misdemeanor is a $4,000 fine and/or up to one year in jail. If you have been charged with a class A misdemeanor, you could be facing a maximum penalty of up to one year in jail and a $4,000 fine.
- Class B misdemeanor. A class B misdemeanor is less serious than a class A misdemeanor. The maximum penalty for a class B misdemeanor is a $2,000 fine and/or up to 180 days in jail. If you have been charged with a class B misdemeanor, you could be facing a maximum penalty of up to 180 days in jail and a $2,000 fine.
- Class C misdemeanor. A class C misdemeanor is the least serious misdemeanor offense. The maximum penalty for a class C misdemeanor is a $500 fine with no jail time.
Skilled & Aggressive Representation for Misdemeanor Cases in College Station
Do not hesitate to let our firm thoroughly review your case, determine all your legal options, and secure the most favorable outcome in your case, whether it's getting your charges/penalties reduced or your entire case dismissed. We are ready to defend you inside and outside the courtroom.
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