Property damage crimes like criminal mischief may seem relatively minor but they are punished harshly in Texas. The most serious felony cases can be subject to life imprisonment and a fine up to $10,000. When faced with such serious consequences, make sure you put your trust in a Dallas, TX criminal mischief lawyer who will not back down from the authorities and will make them prove their case. Jeff King puts you first and fights for a not guilty verdict.
In Texas, criminal mischief is a broad category, covering a range of property crimes that can amount to charges ranging from Class C misdemeanor to first degree felony. The punishment varies based on the criminal intent of the offender and the amount of loss the damage caused – it can result in fines and prison sentences that rival those handed down for violent offenses.