Theft Crime Attorney in Houston
Dedicated Fort Bend County Criminal Defense Lawyer - (281) 761-7160
Theft is the act of illegally taking another person's property without
their consent or knowledge or by force or fear. If you have been arrested
and charged with theft you need to immediately retain trusted representation
from an aggressive criminal defense attorney. Texas is known to carry
out some of the harshest penalties for criminal matters - if you've
been arrested or are being investigated for a theft crime, you should
not hesitate to begin building the defense you need.
Texas Penal Code has strong penalties for those convicted of any theft crime and if found
guilty, you may be sentenced :
- Prison time
Should you choose to hire the legal services offered at Stornello Law Firm,
P.C., you can trust that you'll have a former prosecutor on your side.
Out attorneys hold perfect 10.0 Superb Avvo Ratings and were featured in
Houstonia Magazine's list of Top Lawyers 2013-2015. They are also included in Texas
Super Lawyers, a recognition and honor that reaches only the top 5 percent of practicing
Arrested? We're ready to hear your side of the story. Call (281) 761-7160
to get started with us today.
Theft Charges in Texas
In the state of Texas, there are three major types of theft crimes that
individuals can be charged with - robbery, burglary and shoplifting.
Robbery is the crime of taking something directly from a person while it is in
their possession, usually accompanied by force or fear.
Burglary is the breaking or entering of a building with the intent to commit a
felony (not necessarily theft.)
Shoplifting is a lesser offense theft crime but still could be punishable by jail
times and fines. This offense usually occurs when small amounts of goods
are taken from a store or shop without the owner's knowledge.
These offenses range from felony to misdemeanor and carry varying degrees
of penalties to convicted individuals. It is important that if you are
arrested that you work with a
Houston Criminal Attorney from Stornello Law Firm, P.C. right away.
Obtain Aggressive Legal Defense for Your Theft Crime Charges
While all of these crimes hold serious penalties, they all could potentially
be elevated to a major offense if a deadly weapon was used in the course
of the theft or if a victim sustained serious bodily injury or death.
The moment you are arrested you need to retain the representation of a
At Stornello Law Firm, P.C., we have
20 years of legal experience in providing outstanding representation to our clients. We have committed
ourselves to telling our client's side of the story and ensuring that
their rights and freedoms are protected. We will conduct an independent
investigation of your arrest and if it is found that your rights were
violated in any manner, we will actively pursue an aggressive defense
for your case.
If you have been arrested or a loved one is facing criminal charges, you
need to contact a defense lawyer at the firm right away to schedule a
free case evaluation.