Criminal Defense Attorney Serving Texas

Do I Need a Lawyer For a Class B Misdemeanor in Texas?

If you have been arrested or charged with allegedly committing a criminal offense in Fort Worth or anywhere throughout the state of Texas, you need a lawyer. It does not matter whether you have been charged with a Class B misdemeanor, a Class A misdemeanor or a felony offense. If you want to have any chance of being able to successfully fight the charges you face so that you can avoid conviction, you are going to need a skilled criminal defense lawyer aggressively advocating for your rights.

How long does a Class B misdemeanor stay on your record in Texas?

A conviction for a Class B misdemeanor will go on your permanent criminal record. It could also cause complications should you endeavor to get a better job, try to rent an apartment or buy a house, pursue higher education or apply for any type of occupational license.

 Penalties for a Class B misdemeanor can include up to 180 days in jail, fines up to $2,000 and if the judge deems it necessary, a maximum of 2 years community supervision or probation.

Types of Criminal Offenses

The types of criminal offenses that can be charged as a Class B misdemeanor include a 1st offense DWI, prostitution, harassment, criminal trespassing, certain types of theft, evading arrest, making a false 911 call, failure to pay child support, indecent exposure, minor drug possession and more. With the help of a criminal defense attorney from the Law Offices of David Sloane, you can prepare a compelling defense strategy to help you obtain a reduction or dismissal of charges, or an acquittal at trial.

Mr. Sloane is a seasoned lawyer with more than 20 years defense experience. He is a former police lieutenant who has devoted his life to providing those accused of committing a crime with the compassionate representation and hard-hitting defense they deserve.

If you or a loved one has been charged with a Class B misdemeanor, call a Fort Worth criminal defense lawyer at his firm today or fill out a free case evaluation now.