Navarro & Ellis County Theft Crime Lawyer
Experienced Defense Against Theft Crimes in Texas
Theft may be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony in Texas, depending on the value of what was allegedly stolen and allegations of using a weapon. Any conviction will result in a permanent criminal record. If you are facing charges, you should call The Law Office of Michael J. Crawford for help from an experienced theft crime attorney in Navarro, Ellis, and Dallas counties.
Are you facing theft charges in Texas? Call The Law Office of Michael J. Crawford, PLLC today at (903) 875-8500 or contact us online to schedule a meeting with our theft crime attorney in Navarro & Ellis County!
Theft Crimes in Texas
In general, theft is defined as the appropriation of property with the intent to deprive the owner of it. Theft charges may arise from various activities, and several criminal charges fall under theft crimes. If you are accused or charged with a crime, you need an experienced theft crime lawyer in Navarro, Ellis, and Dallas counties. Attorney Michael J. Crawford has represented clients charged with various theft crimes.
The legal penalties for conviction of a theft crime vary depending on the type of criminal charges. Factors such as the value of the property or stolen services determine whether the individual will be charged with a misdemeanor or felony. Theft can be set from a Class C misdemeanor to a first-degree felony, and conviction may result in jail or prison, fines, and other penalties.
Criminal charges for theft crimes may include:
- Organized retail theft
- Stealing goods or services by not paying for items ordered
- Stealing trade secrets
- Unauthorized use of a vehicle
- Check payments from non-existent accounts or those with insufficient funds
Contact The Law Office of Michael J. Crawford, PLLC, today to schedule a meeting with our Navarro & Ellis County theft crime attorney!
Contact Our Theft Crime Attorney Today
The best time to call a lawyer is before the charges are filed. We provide a results-oriented defense for clients facing criminal charges for theft. Often, we can avert criminal charges through restitution deals and other pre-filing defense tactics. If you have already been charged, securing knowledgeable legal representation immediately is best to protect your rights.
Contact The Law Office of Michael J. Crawford, PLLC, today to schedule a FREE consultation with our theft crime lawyer in Navarro & Ellis County!