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Houston Misdemeanor Lawyer - Over 40 Years of Experience

Have you been charged with a class A or class B misdemeanor in Harris County? 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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Punishment Ranges for Class A and Class B Misdemeanors

The punishment range for Class A Misdemeanors is 0 to 365 days in county jail. For Class B Misdemeanors, the punishment range is 0 to 180 days in jail. For those charged with a Class B Misdemeanor who have any prior convictions on their record, the punishment range is enhanced to a mimimum of 30 days in jail, with 180 days still the maximum. If you are charged with a Class A Misdemeanor and have a prior conviction for any felony or class A Misdemeanor, the punishment is enhanced to a minimum of 90 days in jail, with 1 year remaining the maximum.


To avoid any jail-time for your misdemeanor case, it is imperative that you contact an attorney with substantial experience defending misdemeanor cases in Harris County. Criminal defense attorneys Michael Mercer and John "Casey" Keirnan have more than 40 years of combined experience defending all 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.




(713) 236-9700


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Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association (2014)

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Houston, Texas 77002




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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"

  • Avvo.com rating of "Excellent"




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Disclaimer: The information contained on this site is not intended as legal advice and is solely meant for general informational purposes. Any and all interaction with this site in no way creates an attorney-client relationship unless and until an agreement is actually reached.

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