Defense Of Theft Crimes In Texas

A theft crime may be considered a felony in Texas based on the dollar value of what was allegedly stolen and/or based on allegations of the use of a weapon. Specific theft crimes that may bring arrests, criminal charges and criminal records upon conviction include:

  • Any appropriation of property with intent to deprive the owner of property
  • Stealing goods or services by not paying for what was ordered
  • Stealing trade secrets (intellectual property theft)
  • Payment with checks on accounts with insufficient funds or nonexistent bank accounts
  • Unauthorized use of a vehicle (car theft, whether by deception, nonpayment of a rental car, forced entry or other means)
  • Larceny
  • Shoplifting
  • Organized retail theft
  • Looting
  • Robbery
  • Burglary

An Established Texas Defense Law Firm Prepared To Evaluate And Defend Your Case

Texans accused of stealing motor vehicles and other theft crimes often turn to The Law Office of Michael J. Crawford for zealous, results-oriented defense. The best time to contact a lawyer in the face of accusations of theft is before criminal charges have been filed. Criminal charges can often be averted altogether through restitution deals and other aggressive prefiling defense tactics. However, suspects often do not have the chance or do not take the chance to contact a lawyer before an arrest or before criminal charges occur.

Regardless of how far along your Texas theft case is at this time, attorney Michael J. Crawford in Corsicana welcomes your inquiry if you are seeking knowledgeable counsel and aggressive representation. Call 903-229-4619 or send an email inquiry to schedule a consultation. Se habla español.