Class C misdemeanor charges in Texas

Usually people don’t take  Texas Class C misdemeanor charges seriously.  But having a misdemeanor conviction in Texas on your criminal record can impact your life in lots of  negative ways.  For example, you may have difficult time getting the job you want, being admitted to an institution of higher education, or even obtaining an occupational license.  Texas Class C Misdemeanor charges are considered lesser criminal charges than felonies and are divided into three classes based on the degree of seriousness of the offense and the severity of the punishments.

Class C Misdemeanors

Class C misdemeanors are considered the least serious type of any criminal offense in Texas.  A Class C misdemeanor conviction in Texas carries a punishment of a fine of up to $500.  Community service in addition to or in place of the fine is at the judge’s discretion.  A common example of a Class C misdemeanor in Texas is a traffic offense that results in a traffic ticket.  Other types of

Texas Class C misdemeanor offenses include:

  • Disorderly conduct
  • Public intoxication
  • Bad checks
  • Simple assault
  • Criminal trespass
  • Gambling
  • Bail jumping
  • Leaving a child in a vehicle
  • Petty theft such as shoplifting
  • Possession of alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle
  • Driving under the influence of alcohol by a minor
  • Minor in possession of alcohol (MIP)
  • Minor in possession of tobacco

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 Texas Class C Misdemeanor Charges – Andrew Peveto of Peveto Law

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