Misdemeanor Defense Attorney

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Texas classifies Misdemeanors and the Range of Punishment as:

box_newClass C- Fine only, up to $500
Class B- 0 to 180 days in County Jail and a fine of up to $2,000
Class A-0 to 360 days in County Jail and a fine of up to $4,000

The Law Office of A. Clay Graham manages all types of Misdemeanor charges. Regardless if this is your first experience with the criminal justice system, or otherwise, it is important to begin developing your defense NOW with a criminal misdemeanor defense attorney to ensure that your rights are protected, and avoid further disruption of your life as a result of a criminal conviction.

Specialties As A Misdemeanor Defense Attorney Include:

Driving While Intoxicated (DWI defense)

If you or your family member has been arrested for DWI, you face a gauntlet of administrative and criminal procedures that are impossible to navigate without an experienced attorney. Clay will defend you at every stage in the process, which includes protecting your driver’s license from suspension by the Department of Public Safety, Obtaining an Occupational License, and representing you at trial in the criminal court for DWI. See my DWI facts.

Drug Possession

Whether you were arrested for pot or pills, harsh penalties are associated with a conviction for drug possession, including jail time, probation, costly fines, and the possible suspension of your driver’s license for six months. Contact Clay to discuss your options for a drug possession charge.

Assault/Family Violence

Clay understands that this subject is both delicate and sensitive to all involved. Clay’s broad experience in Nursing and the legal profession are a proven, effective combination to assist the accused and his/her family in handling your legal battle with care.

Other common misdemeanor charges

Prohibited Weapons
Criminal Trespass
Resisting Arrest
Criminal Mischief
Indecent Exposure
Deadly Conduct
Burglary of a Vehicle
Public Intoxication