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 Law Firm, P.C. 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
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 20 years of trusted
representation to our clients and we may be able to help you reach a positive
outcome for your case.
Our Houston Criminal Defense 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 Law Firm, P.C. 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 Law Firm, P.C. today
and schedule a
free case evaluation with our Houston defense lawyer now.