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Misdemeanor Lawyer in Houston - Over 40 Years Experience

Are you looking for an experienced Misdemeanor Lawyer in Houston to help you defend a class A or class B misdemeanor? Whether you're facing DWI, assault charges, theft and shoplifting charges, drug charges, family violence charges or any other misdemeanor charge, choosing the right lawyer is often the determining factor in beating a misdemeanor case.  Mercer & Keirnan Misdemeanor Lawyers have more than 40 years of combined experience defending misdemeanor cases in Houston and Harris County.

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Our Misdemeanor Attorneys Handle All Misdemeanor Cases

Criminal defense attorneys at Mercer & Keirnan handle all Misdemeanor cases, including but not limited to the Class A and Class B Misdemeanors below.

Punishment Ranges for Class A and Class B Misdemeanors

The punishment range for Class A Misdemeanors under Texas Penal Code Section 12.21 is 0 to 365 days in county jail. The punishment range for Class B Misdemeanors under Texas Penal Code Section 12.22 is 0 to 180 days in jail. To give you the best chance of avoiding jail time for your misdemeanor offense, retain an experienced Houston misdemeanor lawyer to fight for you.


The punishment ranges for Class A and Class B Misdemeanors can be enhanced if you have a prior conviction. See Section 12.43 of the Texas Penal Code for more information. For those charged with a Class B Misdemeanor who have any prior convictions on their record, the punishment range is enhanced to a minimum of 30 days in jail, with 180 days the maximum. For anyone charged with a Class A Misdemeanor who has a prior conviction, the punishment range is enhanced to a minimum of 90 days in jail, with 1 year the maximum.


To avoid any jail-time for your misdemeanor case, it is imperative that you contact a Houston misdemeanor attorney with substantial experience defending misdemeanor cases. Criminal defense attorneys Michael Mercer and John "Casey" Keirnan have more than 40 years of combined experience defending all Class A and Class B Misdemeanor cases in Harris County. Free consultations with either attorney are available.

Contact an Experienced Houston Misdmemeanor Attorney

If you or someone you know is facing a misdemeanor charge in Houston and the Harris County area, contact an experienced Houston misdemeanor attorney at Mercer & Keirnan Criminal Defense Attorneys for a free evaluation. Attorneys Michael Mercer and John "Casey" Keirnan are available at any time to consult with you about your misdemeanor case.




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 In addition to Harris County, we also serve:

  • Harris County

  • Fort Bend County

  • Montgomery County

  • Galveston County

  • Brazoria County

Why Hire Mercer & Keirnan

  • Over 38 Years of Criminal Defense Experience in Houston

  • 2014 Lawyer of the Year (Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association)

  • Recognized In the News nationwide as a renowned criminal defense attorney

  • We give our personal phone numbers to our clients so they can reach us easily any time

  • Avvo.com 2017 "Client's Choice"

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