FELONIES

Punishment Ranges for Felonies in Texas

PUNISHMENT RANGE FOR FIRST DEGREE FELONIES:

  • Confinement for life or from five to ninety-nine years and a possible fine not to exceed $10,000

  • Possibility of community supervision


EXAMPLES OF FIRST DEGREE FELONIES:

  • Aggravated assault of public servant

  • Aggravated kidnapping

  • Aggravated robbery

  • Aggravated sexual assault

  • Arson of habitation

  • Burglary of a habitation with intent to commit or commission of a felony

  • Causing serious bodily injury to child, senior citizen, or disabled person

  • Escape from custody (if serious bodily injury occurs)

  • Murder

  • Trafficking of persons under the age of fourteen

MISDEMEANORS

Punishment Ranges for Misdemeanors in Texas

PUNISHMENT RANGE FOR CLASS A MISDEMEANORS:

  • Up to one year in the county jail and/or a fine not to exceed $4000.

  • Up to two years of community supervision or three years with an extension


EXAMPLES OF CLASS A MISDEMEANORS:

  • Assault with bodily injury

  • Bail jumping of misdemeanor offense

  • Burglary of coin operated machine

  • Burglary of a vehicle

  • DWI (2nd offense, or a BAC >=0.15)

  • Evading arrest on foot

  • Interference with 911 call

  • Obscenity

  • Possession of two to four ounces of marijuana

  • Promoting gambling

  • Public lewdness

  • Resisting arrest

  • Stealing check

  • Theft of property $750 or more but less than $2,500

  • Unlawfully carrying a weapon

  • Violation of protective order

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