Makris Law Firm - Central Texas

 

Michael Makris, Attorney at Law

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The following is a list of

Some Texas Crimes and 

Their possible penalty

ranges:

 

 

 

 Unlawful Restraint

3d degree felony

State jail felony

Kidnapping

3d degree felony

Aggravated Kidnapping

1st degree felony

2d degree felony

Unlawful Transport

State jail felony

Trafficking of persons

1st degree felony

2d degree felony

Public Lewdness

Class A misdemeanor

Indecent Exposure

Class B misdemeanor

Indecency with a child

2d degree felony

3d degree felony

Improp relations educator/student

2d degree felony

Improper recording

State jail felony

Assault

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Class B misdemeanor

Class C misdemeanor

Sexual Assault

2d degree felony

Coercing, Soliciting, or inducing gang membership

3d degree felony

State jail felony

Aggravated Assault

1st degree felony

2d degree felony

Aggravated sexual Assault

1st degree felony

Terroristic threat

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Class B misdemeanor

State jail felony

Aiding Suicide

State jail felony

Class C misdemeanor

Tampering with consumer product

1st degree felony

2d degree felony

3d degree felony

Leaving a child in a vehicle

Class C misdemeanor

Harassment by persons in certain correctional facilities; Harassment of public servant

3d degree felony

Bigamy

1st degree felony

2d degree felony

3d degree felony

Prohibited sexual conduct

2d degree felony

3d degree felony

Interference with child custody

State jail felony

Agreement to abduct from custody

State jail felony

Enticing a child

3d degree felony

Class B misdemeanor

Criminal Nonsupport

State jail felony

Harboring runaway child

Class A misdemeanor

Violation of protective order or magistrates order

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Sale or purchase of child

2d degree felony

3d degree felony

Advertising for placement of child

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Interference with rights of guardian of the person

State jail felony

Arson

1st degree felony

2d degree felony

3rd degree felony

State jail felony

Criminal Mischief

1st degree felony

State jail felony

Class A misdemeanor

Class C misdemeanor

Reckless Damage or destruction

Class C misdemeanor

Interference with railroad property

3d degree felony

Class B misdemeanor

Class C misdemeanor

Graffiti

State jail felony

Class B misdemeanor

Robbery

2d degree felony

Aggravated Robbery

1st degree felony

Burglary

1st degree felony

2d degree felony

State jail felony

Burglary of coin-operated or coin collection machines

Class A misdemeanor

Burglary of Vehicles

State jail felony

Class A misdemeanor

Criminal Trespass

Class A misdemeanor

Class B misdemeanor

Class C misdemeanor

Trespass by holder of license to carry concealed handgun

Class A misdemeanor

Theft

3d degree felony

State jail felony

Class B misdemeanor

Theft of trade secrets

3d degree felony

Unauthorized use of a vehicle

State jail felony

Tampering with Identification numbers

Class A misdemeanor

Theft of or tampering with multichannel video or information services

Class A misdemeanor

Class B misdemeanor

Class C misdemeanor

Manufacture, distribution, or advertisement of multichannel video or information services device

Class A misdemeanor

 

Sale or lease of multichannel video or information services device

Class A misdemeanor

Possession, Manufacture, or distribution of certain instruments used to commit retail theft

Class A misdemeanor

Forgery

3d degree felony

State jail felony

Class A misdemeanor

Criminal Simulation

Class A misdemeanor

Trademark Counterfeiting

If counterfeiting causes pecuniary loss, the retail value of the item or service determines the punishment range.

Stealing or receiving stolen check or similar sight order

Class A misdemeanor

Credit card or debit card abuse

State jail felony

False statement to obtain property or credit

The value of the property or the amount of credit determines the punishment range.

Hindering secured creditors

The value of the property destroyed, removed, concealed, encumbered, or otherwise harmed or reduced in value determines the punishment range.

Fraudulent transfer of a motor vehicle

3d degree felony

State jail felony

Class A misdemeanor

Credit card transaction record laundering

The amount of the record of a sale determines the punishment range.

Issuance of bad check

Class B misdemeanor

Class C misdemeanor

Deceptive business practices

Class A misdemeanor

Class C misdemeanor

Commercial Bribery

State jail felony

Rigging publicly exhibited contest

Class A misdemeanor

Illegal recruitment of an athlete

The value of the benefit determines the punishment range.

Misapplication of fiduciary property or property of financial institution

The value of the property misapplied determines the punishment range.

Securing execution of document by deception

The value of the property, service, or pecuniary interest determines the punishment range.

3d degree felony

State jail felony

Fraudulent Destruction, removal, or concealment of writing

State jail felony

Class A misdemeanor

Simulating legal process

State jail felony

Class A misdemeanor

Refusal to execute release of fraudulent lien or claim

Class A misdemeanor

Deceptive preparation & marketing of academic product

Class C misdemeanor

Fraudulent use or possession of identifying information

State jail felony

Fraudulent, substandard, or fictitious degree

Class B misdemeanor

Breach of computer security

State jail felony

Class B misdemeanor

Online solicitation of minor

2d degree felony

3d degree felony

State jail felony

Tampering with direct recording electronic voting machine

1st degree felony

Unauthorized use of telecommunications service

State jail felony

Class A misdemeanor

Manufacture, possession, or delivery of unlawful telecommunications device

3d degree felony

Theft of telecommunications service

State jail felony

Class A misdemeanor

Publication of telecommunications access device

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Money laundering

1st degree felony

2d degree felony

3d degree felony

State jail felony

Insurance Fraud

1st degree felony

State jail felony

Medicaid fraud

The amount of the payment, monetary or in-kind benefit, provided under the Medicaid program, directly or indirectly, determines the punishment range.

Bribery

2d degree felony\

Coercion of public servant or voter

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Improper Influence

Class A misdemeanor

Tampering with witness

State jail felony

Obstruction or retaliation

2d degree felony

3d degree felony

Acceptance of honorarium

Class A misdemeanor

Gift to public servant by person subject to his jurisdiction

Class A misdemeanor

Offering gift to public servant

Class A misdemeanor\

Perjury

Class A misdemeanor

Aggravated perjury

3d degree felony

False report to peace officer or law enforcement employee

Class B misdemeanor

False report regarding missing child or missing person

Class C misdemeanor

Tampering with or fabricating physical evidence

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Tampering with governmental record

3d degree felony

2d degree felony

State jail felony

Class A misdemeanor

Class B misdemeanor

Class C misdemeanor

Fraudulent filing or financing statement

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Impersonating public servant

3d degree felony

False identification as peace officer; misrepresentation of property

Class B misdemeanor

Record of a fraudulent court

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Failure to identify

Class B misdemeanor

Class A misdemeanor

Class C misdemeanor

Resisting arrest, search, or transportation

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Evading arrest or detention

2d degree felony

3d degree felony

State jail felony

Class B misdemeanor

Hindering apprehension or prosecution

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Escape

1st degree felony

2d degree felony

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Permitting or facilitating escape

2d degree felony

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Implements for escape

2d degree felony

3d degree felony

Bail jumping & failure to appear

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Class C misdemeanor

Improper contact with victim

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Violation of protective order issued on basis of sexual assault      

Class A misdemeanor

Unauthorized absence form community corrections facility, county correctional center, or assignment site

State jail felony

Contraband in correctional facility

Class B misdemeanor

Class C misdemeanor

Barratry & solicitation of professional employment

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Falsely holding oneself out as a lawyer

3d degree felony

Unauthorized practice of law

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Hindering proceedings by disorderly conduct

Class A misdemeanor

Taking or attempting to take weapon from peace officer, parole officer, or community supervision & corrections department officer

3d degree felony

State jail felony

Interference with public duties

Class B misdemeanor

Interference with police service animals

Class C misdemeanor

Class B misdemeanor

Class A misdemeanor

3d degree felony

State jail felony

Preventing execution of civil process

Class C misdemeanor

Failure to stop or report aggravated sexual assault or child

Class A misdemeanor

Failure to report felony

Class A misdemeanor

Use of accident report information & other information for pecuniary gain

Class B misdemeanor

Failure to provide notice & report death of resident of institution

Class B misdemeanor

Abuse of official capacity

Class A misdemeanor

 

Official oppression

Class A misdemeanor

Violations of the civil rights of person in custody; improper sexual activity with person in custody

Class A misdemeanor

State jail felony

Failure to report death of prisoner

Class B misdemeanor

Misuse of official information

3d degree felony

Class C misdemeanor

Disorderly conduct

Class C misdemeanor

Class B misdemeanor

Riot

Class B misdemeanor

Obstructing highway or other passageway

Class B misdemeanor

Disrupting meeting or procession

Class B misdemeanor

False alarm or report

State jail felony

Class A misdemeanor

Silent or abusive calls to 9-1-1 service

Class B misdemeanor

Interference with emergency telephone call

State jail felony

Class A misdemeanor

Harassment

Class A misdemeanor

Class B misdemeanor

Stalking

2d degree felony

3d degree felony
Abuse of corpse

Class A misdemeanor

Cruelty to animals

3d degree felony

State jail felony

Class A misdemeanor

Attack on assistance animal

3d degree felony

State jail felony

Class A misdemeanor

Dog fighting

Class A misdemeanor

State jail felony

Class C misdemeanor

Destruction of flag

Class A misdemeanor

Discharge of firearm in certain municipalities

Class A misdemeanor

Use of laser pointers

Class C misdemeanor

Prostitution

State jail felony

Class A misdemeanor

Class B misdemeanor

Promotion of prostitution

Class A misdemeanor

Aggravated promotion of prostitution

3d degree felony

Compelling prostitution

2d degree felony

Obscene display or distribution

Class C misdemeanor

Obscenity

3d degree felony

State jail felony

Class A misdemeanor

Sale, distribution, or display of harmful material to minor

Class A misdemeanor

3d degree felony

Sexual performance by child

2d degree felony

3d degree felony

Employment harmful to children

Class A misdemeanor

Possession or promotion of child pornography

3d degree felony

2d degree felony

Unlawful carrying weapons

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Places weapons prohibited

3d degree felony

Unlawful carrying of handgun by license holder

Class A Misdemeanor

3d degree felony

Unlawful possession of firearm

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Unlawful possession of metal or body armor by felon

3d degree felony

Prohibited weapons

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Unlawful transfer of certain weapons

Class A misdemeanor

State jail felony

Hoax Bombs

Class A misdemeanor

Components of explosives

3d degree felony

Deadly weapon in penal institution

3d degree felony

Making a firearm accessible to a child

Class A misdemeanor

Class C misdemeanor

Gambling

Class C misdemeanor

Gambling promotion

Class A misdemeanor

Keeping a gambling place

Class A misdemeanor

Communicating gambling information

Class A misdemeanor

Possession of gambling device, equipment or paraphernalia

Class A misdemeanor

Smoking tobacco

Class C misdemeanor

Prohibitions relating to certain cigarettes

Class A misdemeanor

Prohibition of the purchase & sale of human organs

Class A misdemeanor

Public intoxication

Class C misdemeanor

Possession of alcoholic beverage in motor vehicle

Class C misdemeanor

Driving while intoxicated

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Class B misdemeanor

Driving while intoxicated with child passenger

State jail felony

Flying while intoxicated

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Class B misdemeanor

Boating while intoxicated

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Class B misdemeanor

Assembling or operating an amusement ride while intoxicated

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

Class B misdemeanor

Intoxication assault

3d degree felony

Intoxication manslaughter

2d degree felony

Engaging in organized criminal activity

1st degree felony

3d degree felony

Violation of court order enjoining organized criminal activity

Class A misdemeanor

Soliciting membership in a criminal street gang

2d degree felony

3d degree felony

Unlawful use of practitioner’s federal drug enforcement administration number

Class C misdemeanor

Manufacture or delivery of substance in penalty group 1

The aggregate weight of the controlled substance, including adulterants and dilutants, determines the punishment range.

Manufacture or delivery of substance in penalty group 1-A

The aggregate weight of the controlled substance, including adulterants and dilutants, determines the punishment range.

Manufacture or delivery of substance in penalty group 2

The aggregate weight of the controlled substance, including adulterants and dilutants, determines the punishment range.

Manufacture or delivery of substance in penalty group 3 or 4

The aggregate weight of the controlled substance, including adulterants and dilutants, determines the punishment range.

Possession of substance in penalty group 1

The aggregate weight of the controlled substance, including adulterants and dilutants, determines the punishment range.

Possession of substance in penalty group 1-A

The aggregate weight of the controlled substance, including adulterants and dilutants, determines the punishment range.

Possession of substance in penalty group 2

The aggregate weight of the controlled substance, including adulterants and dilutants, determines the punishment range.

Possession of substance in penalty group 3

The aggregate weight of the controlled substance, including adulterants and dilutants, determines the punishment range.

Possession of substance in penalty group 4

The aggregate weight of the controlled substance, including adulterants and dilutants, determines the punishment range.

Manufacture, delivery or possession of miscellaneous substances

Class A misdemeanor

Class B misdemeanor

Delivery of marijuana

The weight of the marijuana determines the punishment range.

Possession of marijuana

The weight of the marijuana determines the punishment range.

Delivery of controlled substance or marijuana to child

2d degree felony

Possession or transport of certain chemicals with intent to manufacture controlled substance

2d degree felony

3d degree felony

State jail felony

Class A misdemeanor

Possession or transport of anhydrous ammonia; use of or tampering with equipment

3d degree felony

Possession or delivery of drug paraphernalia

Class C misdemeanor

Class A misdemeanor

State jail felony

Illegal barter, expenditure, or investment

1st degree felony

2d degree felony

Unauthorized disclosure or information

State jail felony

Commercial matters

State jail felony

Fraud

2d degree felony

3d degree felony

Class A misdemeanor

State jail felony

Class B misdemeanor

 

 

Diversion of controlled substance property or plant

State jail felony

Falsification of drug test results

Class B misdemeanor

Class A misdemeanor

Unlawful transfer or receipt or chemical precursor

3d degree felony

State jail felony

Transfer of precursor substance for unlawful manufacture

3d degree felony

Unlawful transfer or receipt of chemical laboratory apparatus

3d degree felony

State jail felony

Transfer of chemical laboratory apparatus for unlawful manufacture

3d degree felony

Unlawful delivery or manufacture with intent to deliver

State jail felony

Possession of dangerous drug

Class A misdemeanor

Delivery or offer of delivery of dangerous drug

State jail felony

Manufacture of dangerous drug

State jail felony

Forging or altering prescription

Class A misdemeanor

Class B misdemeanor

Failure to retain prescription

Class A misdemeanor

Class B misdemeanor

Refilling prescription without authorization

Class A misdemeanor

Class B misdemeanor

Unauthorized communication of prescription

Class A misdemeanor

Class B misdemeanor

Failure to maintain records

Class A misdemeanor

Class B misdemeanor

Refusal to permit inspection

Class A misdemeanor

Class B misdemeanor

Using or revealing trade secret

Class A misdemeanor

Class B misdemeanor

Violation of other provision

Class A misdemeanor

Class B misdemeanor

Possession & use-abusable volatile chemical

Class B misdemeanor

Delivery to a minor

Class A misdemeanor

Class B misdemeanor

State jail felony

Inhalant paraphernalia

Class B misdemeanor

Class A misdemeanor

Failure to post sign

Class C misdemeanor

Sale without permit

Class B misdemeanor

Offense-hazardous substance

Class A misdemeanor