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Types of Misdemeanor Charges

Assault Resulting in Bodily Injury
Assault Resulting in Bodily Injury

What is assault causing bodily injury? In Texas, Assault Causing Bodily Injury is a Class A misdemeanor. A person commits this offense if he (or she) intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly causes bodily injury to another person, including the person’s spouse.

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Burglary
Burglary

Get Legal Help with Your Misdemeanor or Felony Charge. Criminal charges, whether misdemeanor or felony, can result in jail time, fines, job loss, and stress. The assistance of competent legal counsel can help ensure that you best understand your defences and seek an outcome that minimizes your risk.

Conspiracy
Conspiracy

The government may charge conspiracy to commit either felonies or misdemeanors. Most states allow an individual to be convicted of both the underlying crime, and a separate charge of conspiracy to commit that crime, with a separate penalty.

DUI/DWI (see Also Felony DUI)
DUI/DWI (see Also Felony DUI)

Misdemeanor vs. Felony DUI. Whether your drunk driving offense is classified as a misdemeanor or felony largely depends on your state's laws, which generally are based on the severity of the situation. Misdemeanor Convictions. While drunk driving is never safe, most misdemeanor convictions are considered basic DUI offenses.

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Misdemeanor Domestic Violence
Misdemeanor Domestic Violence

A Domestic Violence Misdemeanor occurs when one family member commits or threatens violence against another family member or household member. The crime of domestic violence usually involves the crimes of assault and battery, though it may involve other charges as well. The definition of misdemeanor domestic violence has expanded over the years.

Obscenity
Obscenity

Obscenity: Class B misdemeanor. (a) A person is guilty of obscenity when, knowing its content and character, he promotes, or possesses with intent to promote, any obscene material or performance. (b) Obscenity is a class B misdemeanor.

Perjury
Perjury

In other states, however, perjury may be a misdemeanor. In New York, for instance, whether perjury is a felony or a misdemeanor depends upon the lie that was told and the impact of that lie. Under New York law, simply telling a lie under oath is a class A misdemeanor, but telling a material lie under oath, or an important lie, is a felony.

Resisting Arrest
Resisting Arrest

Misdemeanor resisting arrest (or misdemeanor obstruction) can include actions such as running and hiding from a law enforcement officer. Felony resisting arrest usually requires that a person either act violently toward the arresting officer or threaten to act violently.

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