Texas law categorizes crimes as misdemeanors or felonies, then breaks each of those categories up into various levels of charges. Felonies alone are divided into six different levels.
In this post, we will detail the different possible felony charges that you can find yourself up against in Texas, as well as the associated penalties.
State Jail Felony
- State jail sentence of 180 days to 2 years
- A fine of up to $10,000
- Theft of property valued between $1,500 and $20,000
- Theft of a firearm
- Abuse of debit or credit cards
- Possession of less than one gram of a Schedule 1 drug
A state jail felony is the default charge for crimes identified as felonies but without specific [...]