Felonies

Strategic Defense against Serious Charges in Texas

Facing a criminal charge can put you in a vulnerable position. Because of the lifelong consequences of a felony conviction, you need a law firm on your side that has the experience and competence to help with your specific case.

When you hire The Law Office of Scott Mackenzie, you can have peace of mind knowing that you are in the hands of skilled legal professionals. Our Dallas felony defense lawyers are committed to protecting your rights, defending your freedom, and safeguarding your future. Remember, you are innocent until proven guilty, and obtaining great legal representation can make all the difference.

Understanding Felony Convictions in Dallas

A felony is the most serious type of criminal offense. As such, the penalties imposed for a felony conviction can be quite severe. Penalties for a felony can range from 180 days in jail to life in prison, a fine of up to $10,000, and probation.

Felony crimes in Texas are divided into several categories based on the seriousness of the offense and the severity of the punishment.

The different categories of felonies and the penalties associated with them include:

  • State jail felony: prison time of 180 days to 2 years and a maximum fine $2,000

  • Third-degree felony: prison time of 2 to 10 years and a maximum fine of $10,000

  • Second-degree felony: prison time of 2 to 20 years and a maximum fine of $10,000

  • First-degree felony: prison time of 5 to 99 years and a maximum fine of $10,000

  • Capital felony: prison time for life or the death sentence

For more information, or to discover which category your specific allegation falls into, contact our experienced attorneys.

Rely on Our Dedicated Criminal Defense Lawyers

The Law Office of Scott Mackenzie provides legal representation for those facing a variety of criminal charges.

Our Dallas felony defense attorneys handle all types of felony cases, including: