Types of Felony Charges and Penalties in Texas

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.

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Rick Perry, Legal Team Argue for Dismissal of Remaining Criminal Counts

Former governor and one-time 2016 presidential candidate Rick Perry visited the state’s highest criminal court recently for another salvo in his legal battle. What is the case against Perry all about?

Abuse-of-power charges

In August 2014, a grand jury in Travis County indicted Perry on two counts related to alleged abuse of power. The charges stemmed