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Texas Felony Attorney

In Texas, a felony is a more serious class of crime that can result in severe punishment for a defendant upon conviction. Many violent crimes, drug crimes, property crimes, DWI and more fall under the felony category in the state of Texas. Felony charges can have severe consequences that can hamper a person's ability to get a job, and in turn, provide for his or her family. At Brian Walker Law, we take your felony charges seriously. Our team understands how these types of cases are prosecuted and has the knowledge and experience needed to provide you with the best defense possible.

Punishment Ranges For Felonies In The State Of Texas


CAPITAL FELONY


Tex Penal Code Ann. § 12.31

If the individual is found guilty and the state seeks the death penalty:

  • Imprisonment in the institutional division for life with the possibility of parole, or
  • Death

If the individual is found guilty and the state does not seek the death penalty:

  • Imprisonment in the institutional division for life without the possibility of parole, or
  • However, an individual under the age of 18 at the time of the offense as well as certified juvenile are no longer eligible for life without parole.

FIRST DEGREE FELONY


Tex. Penal Code § 12.32

  • Imprisonment in the institutional division for life, or
  • Imprisonment in the institutional division for not more than 99 years or less than five years with the exception of aggravated sexual assault, which adds a 25-year minimum punishment if the victim is younger than 6, or younger than 14 and the offense contained threats of serious bodily injury or death, or use of a deadly weapon.
  • In addition to imprisonment, may receive a fine not to exceed $10,000.

SECOND DEGREE FELONY


Tex Penal Code § 12.33

  • Imprisonment in the institutional division for not more than 20 years or less than two years.
  • In addition to imprisonment, may receive a fine not to exceed $10,000.

THIRD DEGREE FELONY


Tex. Penal Code § 12.34

  • Imprisonment in the institutional division for not more than 10 years or less than two (2) years.
  • In addition to imprisonment, may receive a fine not to exceed $10,000.

STATE JAIL FELONY


Tex. Penal Code §12.35

  • Confinement in a state jail for not more than two (2) years and not less than 180 days.
  • In addition to confinement, may receive a fine not to exceed $10,000.

CALL BRIAN WALKER LAW TODAY!


The legal team at Brian Walker Law has the experience and skill to help you overcome the challenges that come with being accused of a crime in the state of Texas. If you or a loved one has been charged with a felony in the State of Texas, call Brian Walker Law so we can start fighting for you!