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Texas Criminal Penalties

The Phil Morin Law Firm provides experienced and aggressive defense representation to people throughout Brazoria County and the Houston metro area. Phil Morin is a former Brazoria County assistant district attorney who understands how prosecutors approach these cases and uses that knowledge to help those accused of crimes minimize or avoid the consequences of an arrest and conviction. If you have recently been charged with a crime, contact us to arrange a time and place where we can talk.

Class B Misdemeanor:
  • Up to a $2,000 fine
  • Up to 180 days in jail
  • Possible driver’s license suspension: 90 days to 1 year

Class A Misdemeanor:
  • to a $4,000 fine
  • Up to 1 year in jail

Felony Conviction Penalties:
  • Up to a $10,000 fine
  • State jail felony – 180 days to 2 years in the state penitentiary
  • Third degree – 2 to 10 years in the state penitentiary
  • Second degree – 2 to 20 years in the state penitentiary
  • First degree – 5 to 99 years in the state penitentiary