Shoplifting Attorneys in Houston

Arrested for retail theft in Fort Bend County or Harris County?

Shoplifting is the crime of knowingly taking an object from a store with the intent of not paying for the item or knowingly paying less for the item than the listed sticker price. This particular offense is described in Texas Penal Code §31.01 and although it is usually charged as a misdemeanor offense, it could potentially be elevated to a major offense and be charged as a felony crime. If you have been charged with any theft crime, you need to contact Stornello & Correro Law Firm, PLLC right away and retain trusted legal representation. If you are convicted of this offense, you could potentially be facing jail time, fines and restitution and could risk probation.

The crime of shoplifting is sometimes referred to as a petty crime and some people assume that they can handle the offense themselves; however, this is not recommended. The prosecuting attorney will do everything in their power to ensure that you receive the maximum amount of penalties for the charges you are facing and you could potentially have your crime elevated to a felony offense. You should never have to navigate the Texas criminal justice system alone and when you work with our experienced Houston criminal defense lawyers, you will never have to. We proudly provide 25 years of trusted representation to our clients and we may be able to help you reach a positive outcome for your case.

Our Houston Theft Crime Lawyers Provide Defense After an Arrest

Any theft offense can potentially hold very harsh penalties and if you were arrested for a crime, you need to immediately contact Stornello & Correro Law Firm, PLLC and retain the representation of an aggressive criminal defense attorney. At our firm, we are committed to ensuring that your rights and freedoms are protected and that you receive a favorable outcome for your case. Our firm will do whatever it takes to properly defend your case and will use our own investigators to help discover police misconduct during your arrest, find holes in the evidence, and cross-examine witnesses. If you have been arrested, you need to contact Stornello & Correro Law Firm, PLLC today and schedule a free case evaluation with one of our Houston shoplifting lawyers now.