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What Is a Misdemeanor?
A misdemeanor is a crime punishable by up to 1 year in county jail. In Texas, misdemeanors are divided into three categories:
- NClass A Misdemeanor – punishable by up to 1 year in jail and a $4,000 fine.
- NClass B Misdemeanor – punishable by up to 180 days in jail and a $2,000 fine.
- NClass C Misdemeanor – punishable by a fine of up to $500.
Some examples of misdemeanors include:
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With misdemeanors, the chances of a defendant avoiding jail time altogether are far greater than for felony offenses. As a skilled defense attorney against misdemeanor charges, Robin McCarty can push for deferred adjudication, alternative sentencing, or a dismissal of your charges altogether to help you avoid the serious consequences of a conviction and jail time.
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