Ranges of Punishment in Texas

Capital: 

Punishable by the Death Penalty or Life in prison

  

“Super” 1st Degree Felony:

25-99 years, or Life in prison.  No fine.  No parole.


1st Degree Felony:

5-99 years, or Life in prison.  Up to a $10,000 fine. 


2nd Degree Felony:

2-20 years in prison.  Up to a $10,000 fine.


3rd Degree Felony:

2-10 years in prison.  Up to a $10,000 fine.


State Jail Felony:

6 months-2 years in State Jail.  Up to a $10,000 fine.


Class A Misdemeanor:

Up to 1 year in the County Jail.  Up to a $4,000 fine.


Class B Misdemeanor:

Up to 180 days in the County Jail.  Up to a $2,000 fine.


Class C Misdemeanor:

Up to a $500 fine.