Austin Misdemeanor Attorney

Lawyer Criminal Defense Travis County Misdemeanors

Posted on: January 15, 2017

Austin Misdemeanor Defense Attorney Jason Trumpler

CONTACT US TODAY AT 512-457-5200

Austin Misdemeanor Lawyer Jason Trumpler defends people charged with all levels of misdemeanors from Class C fine only misdemeanors to Class A Misdemeanors where you are potentially facing up to one year in the county jail and a fine not to exceed $4,000.

In addition to the punishment that you face in court, the collateral consequences of a misdemeanor conviction can be very serious. Many misdemeanors are considered to be crimes of moral turpitude. Misdemeanor convictions can have adverse consequences on your ability to obtain employment and housing. In addition, a misdemeanor conviction can make it difficult to obtain student loans, join the military, or obtain benefits from the government. Finally, some misdemeanor convictions can have adverse immigration consequences.

If you have been charged with a misdemeanor offense and are looking for qualified criminal defense, Attorney Jason Trumpler is here to protect your rights. With more than 15 years' criminal experience, Austin Criminal Defense Lawyer Jason Trumpler knows how to successfully defend against misdemeanor charges.

Contact us today online at Jason.trumpler@trumplerlaw.com or by telephone at 512-457-5200. Austin Misdemeanor Criminal Defense Attorney Jason Trumpler represents clients throughout Austin and surrounding areas, including Georgetown, San Marcos, Belton, Bastrop, Burnet, New Braunfels, Round Rock, Lakeway, West Lake Hills, Bee Cave, Pflugerville, Cedar Park, Leander, Elgin, Marble Falls, Killeen, Harker Heights, Temple, Kyle, Buda, Dripping Springs, Wimberley, Canyon Lake, Travis County, Williamson County, Hays County, Bell County, Burnet County, Burnet County, and Comal County.

Misdemeanor Charges In Texas

A misdemeanor charge should be taken very seriously because a conviction will become part of your permanent criminal record. It will show up on background checks, hampering your ability to get a job, an apartment, and credit.

In Texas, misdemeanors are broken down into three sections:

Class C Misdemeanor: The most common type of misdemeanor, Class C charges include traffic tickets and are punishable by fines. Examples include speeding and littering.

Class B Misdemeanor: Punishments for a Class B Misdemeanor include up to 180 days in jail and up to $2,000 in fines. Examples include possession of less than 2 ounces of marijuana and a DWI first offense.

Class A Misdemeanor: Class A Misdemeanors are punishable by up to one year in jail and up to $4,000 in fines. Examples include certain types of theft, possession of up to 4 ounces of marijuana, and DWI second offense.

As a former Deputy District Attorney, Jason Trumpler knows how to effectively defend against Texas misdemeanor charges. He will aggressively pursue the best possible outcome for your case. Call 512-457-5200 For A Free 30-Minute Consultation!

If you are facing misdemeanor charges in Austin, Attorney Jason Trumpler is here to help. Contact our office today to discuss your case. We are available 24 hours a day. You can reach us by phone at 512-457-5200 or via e-mail at Jason.trumpler@trumplerlaw.com. We accept all major credit cards for your convenience.

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