Criminal District Attorney - Felonies
In Texas there are four general levels of felony offenses, all of which, with certain exceptions, are punishable with a fine of up to $10,000.00. State Jail Felonies have a range of punishment, with incarceration of not less than 180 days and up to 2 years in a State Jail Facility run by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ).
3rd Degree felonies have a range of punishment between 2 years to 10 years imprisonment in the Institutional Division-TDCJ.
2nd Degree Felonies have a range of punishment between 2 years to 20 years’ incarceration in the Institutional Division-TDCJ. 1st Degree Felonies have a range of punishment of not less than 5 years nor more than 99 years or Life imprisonment in the Institutional Division-TDCJ. There are variations within these grades for certain offenses. There are also capital offenses, which are punishable by either the Death penalty or Life in prison, with or without, the possibility of parole.