Felonies Attorney in Dallas

Tough Criminal Charges Need a Tougher Legal Representation

Like every other state in the country, criminal charges in Texas are classified as either a misdemeanor or felony crime. While both classifications carry severe punishments, felony crimes are usually more serious with some charges resulting in life imprisonment upon conviction.

Some of the most common felony charges include:

  • Robbery
  • Kidnapping
  • Rape
  • Murder
  • Other forms of violent crimes

If you or a loved one has been charged with a felony, it is important that you seek experienced legal counsel and representation right away. No matter how grim your chances are, the right attorney can make a difference. We encourage you to reach out to Berlof & Newton, P.C. Our felonies lawyers in Dallas have over four decades of combined experience defending individuals in a wide range of serious criminal charges like yours. Allow us to provide you with the tough representation you deserve. We are dedicated to protecting your name, freedom, and future.

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Penalties for Felony Charges in Texas

A felony is defined as any criminal offense for which a jail term of greater than one year or a fine greater than $4,000, can be imposed.

Under the Texas Penal Code, there are five types of felonies, whose punishment range is as follows:

  • Capital- Either life in state prison or the death penalty
  • First degree- 5 to 99 years of incarceration and up to $10,000 fine
  • Second degree- 2 to 20 years of incarceration and up to $10,000 fine
  • Third degree- 2 to 10 years of incarceration and up to $10,000 fine
  • State jail- 180 days to 2 years of incarceration in a state jail and up to $10,000 fine

Felony charges arise when an indictment is handed down by a grand jury. In Dallas County, felony cases are heard in one of the seventeen Criminal District Courts of Dallas County.

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No matter what your particular felony charge is, Berlof & Newton, P.C. stands ready to help. We offer all clients a free initial consultation to discuss their specific situation and determine the best course of action moving forward.

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