Accused of a Misdemeanor In Brazoria?
If you’ve been arrested by law enforcement, and charged with a misdemeanor crime, its a serious matter.
True, it may be a light charge, but a conviction for a misdemeanor can lead to more serious charges in the event of a future infraction with the law, and will have an immediately damaging impact on your background if you’re convicted, regardless of the crime committed.
If you need help defending yourself from Texas’ legal aggression, Brazoria County misdemeanor defense lawyers Tad A. Nelson & Amber R. Spurlock are ready to review your case, and make a determination on the best path forward.
Misdemeanor Crimes & Texas Law
Misdemeanor criminal offenses are characterized as either Class A, B, or C with Class A Misdemeanors being the most severe and C being the least. Listed below are details of the penalties attached to each level of misdemeanor offense starting with the most severe.
- Class A Misdemeanor
- Up to 1 Year County Jail and/or a 4,000.00 fine.
- Class B Misdemeanor
- Up to 180 Days County Jail and/or a 2,000.00 fine.
- Class C Misdemeanor
- A fine of not more than 500.00.
Commonly Prosecuted Misdemeanors
- 1st & 2nd DWI Offenses
- Assault & Domestic Violence Cases
- Unlawfully Carrying a Weapon
- Possession of less than 4 Ounces of Marijuana
- Theft & Shoplifting Cases
- DUI & Public Intoxication
Attorneys Tad Nelson & Amber Spurlock Can Help!
Regardless of how minimal you feel your criminal charges are, they will appear as a record on your background, as a reflection of you & your character, and are worth fighting.
At a minimum we may be able to keep the crime off of your criminal background via expungement in the event that certain conditions are met.