I cannot find any cases online for probation as part of the fine. In Scott vs. State of Texas, he was fined 50 bucks & spent 2 days in jail. This was a precedent setting case in the clause 42.07 of Texas harassment law of which I stand accused. Essentially, I annoyed someone, I kid you not. My question is rooted in concern. I was arrested by a badgeless officer in my restaurant, thrown to the ground, and not told the charges. Pure Franz Kafka. No exaggeration. & now this: I have an attorney who insists this is a good deal. How might a corrupt court utilize such detail, when a decent man who knows too much, "violates" his parole? I am quite scared, if you haven't picked up on that. It is not just the fuzz in this town. This island is a moral swamp. Please help.
Criminal Defense Attorney
Class B misdemeanor telephone harassment is punishable by up to 180 days in jail and $2000 fine. You can also get probation or deferred adjudication.
Talk to your lawyer and have him explain things to you again. Nobody can force you to plead to a case, including your attorney.
Criminal Defense Attorney
Yes, probation exists for all class b cases - if the state is willing to offer it. You should trust your attorney. If there are issues there, maybe consider having a sit-down with your attorney and if you still aren't happy, then hire another.
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