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The Travis County Attorney’s Office prosecutes all misdemeanor cases that are filed in Travis County. You may reach our office by phone at 512-854-9415.

For information about the prosecution of felony offenses, please contact the Travis County District Attorney’s office online or by phone at (512) 854-9400.

Misdemeanor Offenses

Class A

Punishable by up to one year in jail, a fine of up to $4,000, or both.

Examples: Driving while intoxicated (with a previous conviction), assault with bodily injury, violation of a protective order, and theft of property valued at $750 or more but less than $2,500.

Class B

Punishable by up to six months in jail, a fine of up to $2,000, or both.

Driving while intoxicated (first offense), theft of property valued at $100 or more but less than $750, and harassment.

Class C

Punishable by a fine only and no jail time.

 Examples: Speeding, disorderly conduct, theft of property valued at less than $100 (first offense), and assault by contact.

 

Class A and Class B misdemeanors are prosecuted in the seven Travis County Criminal County-Courts-at-Law.

Travis County Criminal County Courts-at-law 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 are general jurisdiction courts. Travis County Criminal County Court-at-law #4 is a designated Family Violence Court.

More information: Travis County Criminal County Courts-at-Law

Class C misdemeanors are prosecuted in the five Travis County Justice of the Peace Courts.

More information: Travis County Justice of the Peace Courts

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