Dallas Felony Attorneys
Defending Felony Cases in Texas
When a person is accused of a criminal offense in Texas, he or she can invoke his or her right to remain silent until given an opportunity to speak with legal counsel in the matter. Depending upon the details of an individual incident, a person may or may not be taken into custody before having the opportunity to retain legal help.
Time is of the essence in clearing your name and reducing or dismissing your charges. Don't hesitate to contact a Dallas felony attorney from Scott H. Palmer, P.C. for aggressive representation. Our Dallas law firm employs a former felony prosecutor, as well as a Board Certified Criminal Law Specialist by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization (Scott Palmer). Our team works exhaustively for you until we obtain a satisfactory result.
Whether you are facing homicide or manslaughter charges or felony charges stemming from a drug-related incident, you are presumed innocent unless proved otherwise in court. Police officers must adhere to a very strict set of regulations and protocols when conducting searches or placing someone under arrest.
Texas Felony Charges and Penalties
Any felony charge is a serious matter and could change the direction of your life. Before anything else, call a capable lawyer to handle the damage and advise you on your options. We are committed to maintaining open and honest communication with you. As experts in the field, our Dallas felony lawyers can provide experienced advice and aggressive representation that is unparalleled in the community.
The following are the types of felony charges and their sentences you could face in Texas:
Capital Felony in Texas
An example of a capital felony would be murder. Punishments include the death sentence or life imprisonment, without the chance of parole.
Texas 1st Degree Felony
In Texas, the continuous sexual assault of a child is a first-degree felony. Punishment can include a fine of up to $10,000 as well as a prison sentence of five to 99 years.
Texas 2nd Degree Felony
Aggravated assault with deadly weapon, intoxication manslaughter and sexual assault of a child are examples of a second-degree felony. Punishment may include two to twenty years in prison, as well as up to a $10,000 fine.
Texas 3rd Degree Felony
Assault family violence impeding breath is a third-degree felony. Punishment may include two to ten years in prison and fines of up to $10,000.
State Jail Felony
Certain circumstances, evading with a vehicle, must be present for a crime to be a state jail felony. Punishment includes 180 days to two years in state jail and a fine of up to $10,000.
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