Criminal Defense Trial Lawyers

Felony Criminal Defense Punishment Ranges:

  • Capital Felony = Death or life in prison without parole
  • Capital Felony (younger than 18) = Life in prison
  • 1st Degree Felony = 5 – 99 years in prison; up to $10,000 fine.
  • 2nd Degree Felony = 2 – 20 years in prison; up to $10,000 fine.
  • 3rd Degree Felony = 2 – 10 years in prison; up to $10,000 fine.
  • State Jail Felony = 180 – 2 years in state jail facility; up to $10,000 fine.

Misdemeanor Criminal Defense Punishment Ranges:

  • Class A = up to 1 year in county jail; up to $4,000 fine.
  • Class B = up to 180 days in county jail; up to $2,000 fine.
  • Class C = up to $500 fine.
These are general criminal punishment ranges. Special issues such as prior convictions, deadly weapons, drug-free zones, etc. can increase penalties. The criminal defense trial lawyers at the Adamo & Adamo Law Firm, will fight to have your case dismissed.

Client Reviews

National Reputation

Sam Adamo presents Harris County Criminal Defense Lawyer Lifetime Achievement Award

Criminal Defense

The Adamo and Adamo Law Firm has been recognized by national publications for superior criminal defense.

Client Choice

Criminal Lawyer

Sam Adamo received the Avvo Client Choice Award for criminal defense and client satisfaction.

Superb 10.0 Lawyer Rating

Criminal Defense

Both Sam Adamo and Sam Adamo Jr. have maintained 10.0 Criminal Defense Attorney ratings on Avvo, while receiving the Superb Lawyer Rating Award.

Board Certified

Criminal Defense Attorney Specialist

Criminal Specialist

Sam Adamo was one of the first Texas criminal defense attorneys to be honored as a board certified criminal law specialist.

Houston’s Best

Criminal Law

Named “. . . one of the outstanding criminal defense attorneys in Houston . . . ” by the Houston Chronicle.

5-Star Client Rating

Criminal Defense Law Firm

The Adamo and Adamo Criminal Defense Law Firm has achieved a five-star customer rating on GoogleYelp, and Avvo.

Former Prosecutor

Special Crimes

Sam Adamo worked as a Harris County prosecutor while forming and leading the first special crimes division.

Former Counsel

Houston Police Union

Known as a trusted criminal defense source, Sam Adamo provided consulting and counseling for the Houston Police Officer’s Union.

Featured Attorneys

Texas Bar Blog

The Adamo and Adamo Criminal Defense Law Firm is a consistent source for the Texas State Bar.

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(281) 944-4843

3200 Travis 4th Floor Houston, TX 77006