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Felony charges carry the most severe consequences if you are convicted. Not only will you be facing fines and potential jail or prison time, but you will also be looking at having a felony conviction on your record. It’s important to get in touch with an attorney as soon as possible after you are charged so that you can maximize your chances at a better outcome.
At Carroll Troberman, PLLC, we are passionate about providing our clients with tried and true legal guidance as well as aggressive representation. Our Austin criminal defense attorneys share more than 30 years of experience and have handled thousands of cases, including as former prosecutors.
We offer you a free consultation to get you started. Contact us today to learn more about your options.
What Are Considered Felony Charges in Texas?
Felony cases can be filed in Texas state courts but can also be sent to Federal courts. In some cases, misdemeanor charges can even be converted into felony charges.
Some common felony charges include the following:
- Aggravated assault
- Sexual assault
- Family violence (choking)
- Family violence (second offense)
- Child abandonment or endangerment
- Human trafficking
- DWI (third offense)
- Theft (third offense)
- Manslaughter while intoxicated
- Aggravated Robbery
- Various drug offenses
Penalties for Felony Charges
Although all felony charges are serious, penalties can still vary in severity depending on the crime that was committed. Felonies are categorized in degrees and the penalties increase according to degree.
The following shows how much time you serve per felony degree:
- State jail felony: A minimum of 180 days to 2 years in state jail
- State jail felony with a deadly weapon: A minimum of 2 years up to 10 years in state jail
- Third-degree felony: A minimum of 2 years up to 10 years in prison
- Second-degree felony: A minimum of 2 years up to 20 years in prison
- First-degree felony: A minimum of 5 years up to life in prison
- Capital felony: Life in prison without parole or death
If you already were convicted of a previous felony, your charges may be enhanced to a higher penalty range. In addition, each of these convictions can carry steep fines.
Protect Yourself with an Experienced Austin Felony Defense Lawyer
Speak with our Austin criminal defense attorneys if you are facing charges. We are passionate about making sure that your rights are upheld and that you are provided with dedicated legal service.
With so much on the line, don’t hesitate to get in touch with our team for a free consultation. Call (512) 772-2442.
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