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Felony Offenses & Penalties in Texas

A felony is the most serious type of criminal offense a person may be accused of committing. In Texas, felonies are punishable by imprisonment in a state penitentiary and heavy fines. While specific penalties will vary depending on the classification of the offense and any aggravating or mitigating factors, the most serious felony convictions may be met with the death penalty. Third DWI offenses, robbery, repeat domestic violence offenses, drug trafficking, and murder are examples of felonies.

In Texas, felonies are classified and penalized as follows:

  • Capital felonies, punishable by death or by life in prison without the possibility of parole.
  • First degree felonies, punishable by 5 to 99 years in prison and fines of up to $10,000.
  • Second degree felonies, punishable by 2 to 20 years in prison and fines of up to $10,000.
  • Third degree felonies, punishable by 2 to 10 years in prison and fines of up to $10,000.
  • State jail felonies, punishable by 180 days to 2 years in state jail and fines of up to $10,000.

Have you been accused of a felony? Call (915) 800-8201 immediately to speak with a seasoned El Paso criminal defense lawyer. Rafael C. Morales, Attorney at Law can fight for your freedom!

Over a Decade of Criminal Defense Experience to Challenge Your Felony Charges

An investigation, arrest, or charge involving a felony will require the immediate intervention of a proven El Paso felony defense attorney such as Rafael C. Morales. Our firm’s founder has over a decade of legal experience and has only worked in criminal defense, never as a prosecutor. He has taken over 50 criminal cases to trial and has handled hundreds more. Mr. Morales has truly honed his skill as a defense attorney and can take on even the most challenging felony cases.

To find out how our firm can help you, call (915) 800-8201 or contact us online. We offer a free initial consultation so you can learn more about your options and your rights.

We Let The Results Speak For Themselves

  • I had a misdemeanor and a felony, and he dismissed both cases. I recommend this lawyer in a heartbeat.

    “I had a misdemeanor and a felony, and he dismissed both cases. I recommend this lawyer in a heartbeat. He is a great lawyer, easy to get along with too. He knows how to talk in front of the judge and ...”

    - Anonymous
  • Thank you Mr. Morales you did for me more than you know. It's men like you that make me trust in lawyers.

    “I called just now it's Sunday around 11:30ish he answered was very honest and open very willing to help. I've been so stressed out he definitely placed my mind at ease made me feel very confident. If ...”

    - Daniel
  • He took my call on the behalf my cousin, who's being charged, and broke it down for me in very good detail

    “He took my call on the behalf my cousin, who's being charged, and broke it down for me in very good detail. He was polite and gave me all the information I need. Even though I didn't hire him nor will ...”

    - Anonymous
  • In my opinion Mr. Morales has pride and integrity for his job and in who he is and will go far and beyond for his clients. There is no words to express my gratitude for this awesome lawyer.

    “I hired Mr. Morales for a 2nd degree felony that I didn't commit. He was very honest with me from the very beginning and stood by me every step of the way. In my opinion Mr. Morales has pride and ...”

    - Sunshine
  • This guy is very very knowledgeable and experience

    “This guy is very very knowledgeable and experience and knows what to say will give advice if he can't help and lead you in the right direction.”

    - Michael
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  • Voted by the El Paso bar Association as lawyer of the year in 20
  • Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
  • Texas Bar Association

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