Felony charges are serious non-violent or violent crimes. Fines imposed on felony offenses could be in the tens of thousands of dollars. Violent crimes can mean imprisonment for life. Texas approves the death penalty as punishment for capital crimes like:
- Drug Trafficking
- War Crimes like genocide and torture of innocents
Other penalties include loss of your right to vote, loss of your right to possess a firearm, and loss of your driver’s license.
In the state of Texas, felonies are categorized by degree according to the chart below.
|Capital Felony||Life in Prison without Parole or Death|
|First Degree||5 to 99 Years in a State Prison and/or a fine or not more than $10,000|
|Second Degree||2 to 20 years in a State Prison and/or a fine of not more than $10,000|
|Third Degree||2 to 10 years in a State Prison and/or a fine of not more than $10,000|
|State Jail||180 days to 2 years in a State Jail and/or a fine of not more than $10,000|
If you have been charged with a felony, call 713-DRUG LAW (378-4529) now for a free consultation. We can assist you through every step of the legal process.