Q What is a class b misdemeanor? A Houston criminal defense attorney explains
If you are charged with a class B misdemeanor in Harris County, Galveston County, Brazoria County or anywhere in Texas you can be punished with up to 180 days in jail and a fine of up to $2,000. The county could also place you on community supervision for up to two years and could and a third year with an extension. Being charged with a class B misdemeanor is more serious than you think. In today’s economic environment with easily accessible information having a criminal record even for a Class B misdemeanor can have lasting consequences on your economic future. If you have been charged with a class B misdemeanor you need to hire an experienced misdemeanor criminal defense attorney at 713-651-1444.
Some examples are being:
- charged with harassment
- charged with terroristic threat
- charged with criminal trespass
- charged with possession of a small quantity of marijuana
- charged with prostitution
- charged with evading arrest on foot
- charged with criminal mischief
If you have been accused of committing one of the crimes you need an attorney who will defend your rights. We have decades of experience handling misdemeanor cases in Houston, Galveston, Fort Bend, Brazoria County and other surrounding counties. We will review the facts to determine a defense to the charges. Please fill out an online contact form and an experienced Texas criminal defense attorney will contact you shortly.