There are three levels of misdemeanors in San Antonio, TX: Class A, Class B, and Class C. Different consequences will ensue from the different misdemeanor charges. The best way to beat your charge or to decrease it from a felony to a misdemeanor is to work with a skilled criminal defense attorney for sound legal advice.
Call our law firm to learn more about the details of your charge and how to beat it. Following is more information about each offense.
Class A Misdemeanor
A class A misdemeanor is the most serious type, and can result in up to a year in jail and a $4,000 fine. Examples of this type of offense include burglary, theft of $500-$1,500 worth of items, a second DWI offense, domestic violence, assault causing bodily injury, resisting arrest, or possession of 2-4 ounces of marijauna.
Class B Misdemeanor
A class B misdemeanor can result in up to 180 days in jail and a $2,000 fine. This type of misdemeanor is less serious than Class A, but more serious than Class C. Examples of this type of offense include theft of property valued between $20-$500, making terroristic threats, indecent exposure, prostitution, criminal tresspassing, escaping arrest on foot, reckless driving, and harrasment.
Class C Misdemeanor
A class C misdemeanor is the least serious type of misdemeanor or criminal offense, which results in a $500 fine. Examples of this include theft of property valued at less than $50, assault without bodily injury, public intoxication, DUI by a minor, minor in possession or consumption of alcohol, and assault by contact.
Contact our San Antonio Misdemeanor Attorney Today
No matter what you’re charged with, the criminal defense lawyers at the Law Office of Jesse Hernandez can help you fight your case. We can help lessen your charges and ensure that you receive the least severe punishment possible.
Our experienced team is extremely well versed in Texas laws and will give you the highest odds of protecting your freedoms. Our attorneys in the San Antonio area are available 24/7 and are ready to build your case. Give us a call today!