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Misdemeanors are minor crimes with a punishment ranging from a small fine to a loss of freedom of one year (or less).  In Texas, these infractions are categorized into three classes (A, B, and C).  Class A misdemeanors can include punishment of up to one year in jail; a fine of $2000 (maximum); and up to 3 years community supervision (if extended).  Class B misdemeanors have the same amount of possible monetary fines and community supervision, but maximum jail time is 6 months.   Class C misdemeanors do not include any jail time, but fines can be assessed as punishment of up to $500.00.

Bad checks, bail jumping, and public intoxication are examples of Class C Misdemeanors; prostitution, criminal trespass, and a first DWI are examples of a Class B Misdemeanor; and burglary of a vehicle, resisting arrest, and violating a protective order are all examples of a Class A  Misdemeanor under Texas law.

How Dallas Misdemeanor Criminal Defense Attorney Michael Lowe Can Help

Criminal defense attorney Michael Lowe handles all types of misdemeanor cases.  As an experienced criminal lawyer, Mr. Lowe fights for you to either have your case dismissed, or to have the least amount of punishment assessed against you.  Dallas criminal lawyer Michael Lowe represents clients who are charged with all types of Texas misdemeanors – Class A misdemeanors, Class B misdemeanors, and Class B misdemeanors – including the more common criminal charges of:

  • DWI
  • DUI
  •  Minor in Consumption
  • Assault
  • Indecent Exposure
  • Public Lewdness
  • Terroristic Threat
  • Deadly Conduct
  • Obscenity
  • Public Intoxication
  • Minor in Possession
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Criminal Nonsupport
  • Unlawful Restraint
  • Disorderly Conduct.


Each criminal case is unique, and the results for each case depend upon the facts of that particular alleged crime or misdemeanor situation.  Nevertheless, the following cases are representative of Dallas criminal defense attorney Michael Lowe’s background in representing defendants facing misdemeanor charges:

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Dallas criminal defense attorney Michael Lowe is available to help individuals who are being accused, investigated, or charged with crimes in the Dallas metroplex area.  For a free legal consultation, please call (214) 526-1900, to schedule an appointment to visit with criminal lawyer Michael Lowe.


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